IUOE Local 772 Operating Engineers on strike at Western!
October 12, 2023
September 9th, 2022
Welcome to the fall semester! Your Mobilization Committee and volunteers have been busy this week, connecting with students during O-Week events and the greater London community at the Labour Day picnic.
Updates on Negotiations
Four bargaining meetings have taken place over the last two weeks.
Your Negotiating Committee continues to work to achieve an agreement that delivers improvements in the key thematic areas of our goals. There has been agreement on some proposals, but because negotiations started late, we have not been able to progress as much by September as we have in the past. The Employer has not shown receptiveness to most of our proposals on Workload and those for Part-Time Faculty, and they have not yet presented a full Compensation and Benefits proposal. We are working for:
Bargaining Information Meeting
Information meetings will be held (both in-person and virtually) on Monday, September 12th, where representatives from your Board of Directors and Negotiating Committee will be available to provide a detailed update and answer questions.
Upcoming Bargaining Meetings
As was reported in the last bulletin, bargaining meetings continue to be scheduled at regular intervals into the next month:
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