Local Happenings


Local 1- S Nomination - Vice President

posted by Gail Sawatzky   [ updated ]

http://www.uniforlocal1s.ca/committees/election/vice-president
Nominations are now being accepted for: Unifor Local 1-S Vice President 2021-2023 Term       

Nominations Start: Wednesday September 30 , 2020 at 9:00 am  
Nominations End:  Tuesday October 13, 2020 at 12:00 pm  
Eligible Members:  All Members of Unifor 1-S  

Please ensure your form is completed with only work address, contact phone number and contact email and have both signatures.

Candidates can also send a one-page campaign pdf document with their nomination form, this document will be added to their website link to be displayed to voters.  The document will be reviewed by the Election Committee to ensure it meets the Unifor 1-S Candidate Guidelines.

Nomination form and one-page campaign pdf document can be faxed to 306-779-1210, scanned and emailed to elections@uniforlocal1s.ca or sent through Canada Post (please do not use interoffice mail). 

These documents must be in the hands of the election committee by Tuesday October 13, 2020 at 12:00.The election, if required, will then be run electronically and ballots will be available to voting members in the Unifor 1-S membership database when election starts.  
The candidate with the most votes will win the election.

Election Starts: Wednesday Sept October 14, 2020 at 9:00 am
Election EndsTuesday October  27, 2020 at 12:00 pm

If you are interested in submitting a nomination please go to http://www.uniforlocal1s.ca/committees/election/vice-president for the form as well as a job description for the Vice President position.

If you have any questions regarding this election please email elections@uniforlocal1s.ca or contact an Election Committee member - http://www.uniforlocal1s.ca/committees/election

General Membership Meeting - September 28, 2020 - 7:00 pm

posted Sep 22, 2020, 9:27 AM by Gail Sawatzky   [ updated Sep 22, 2020, 9:33 AM ]

https://sites.google.com/a/uniforlocal1s.ca/local1-s/information/meeting-schedule/virtual-meeting-instructions
On September 28, 2020 the General Membership for Local 1-S meeting will be held at 7:00 pm.

This meeting will be a virtual Webex meeting and all members are encouraged to attend.

Pre-registration is required - email secretary@uniforlocal1s.ca for information on registering for the meeting or any accessibility concerns or requirements.

Additional information can be found at Virtual Meetings (page is in the process of being updated)

Upcoming Local 1-S Elections

posted Aug 27, 2020, 2:03 PM by Gail Sawatzky   [ updated Sep 17, 2020, 11:16 AM ]


This year there will be elections held for the following positions: 

Vice-President; 
Recording Secretary;   
Chief Steward A (Floors 13 - 10 at 2121 Sask Drive);   
Chief Steward C (Floors 6 & 5 at  2121 Sask Drive);  
Chief Steward E (1825 & 1855 Lorne Street (floors to be determined);
Chief Steward F (580 Henderson Drive (CSC group);
Chief Steward K (2133 1st Ave Regina & Regina District (CSTs, FTs, TST groups);
Chief Steward M (Yorkton and District);
Chief Steward MJ (Moose Jaw, Swift Current and Districts);
Chief Steward EW (Estevan/Weyburn and District);
Chief Steward ST (SecurTek);
Chief Steward GW (GardaWorld)

The complete schedule will be posted soon.

Chief Steward F - Election

posted Jun 3, 2020, 10:55 AM by Gail Sawatzky   [ updated Jun 3, 2020, 10:58 AM ]

As a result of the former Chief Steward F, Daylene Healey successfully being elected in the position of Vice President an election process is required to fill the position until the end of the term which is December 2020.

Nominations have now closed for this position and an election is underway members will have until June 17, 2020 to vote, for details please go to:

Vice-President Election

posted Nov 25, 2019, 1:34 PM by Gail Sawatzky   [ updated Dec 5, 2019, 1:01 PM ]

As a result of the former Vice-President, Claudine Stom stepping down from her elected position in the local and taking a National Representative position an election process is required to fill the position until the end of the term which is December 2020.

Nominations have now closed for this position and an election is underway members will have until December 19, 2019 to vote, for details please go to:




Stand Up for Crown Workers Campaign

posted Jan 28, 2019, 6:13 AM by Gail Sawatzky   [ updated Jan 28, 2019, 1:19 PM ]

http://www.mycrowns.ca
"Unifor is launching a campaign called "Stand Up for Crown Workers".  This campaign will bring together members in each of the Crowns to harness our strength in numbers to shape the mandate of this government.  We do not accept the austerity measures continuously imposed on our members and will be taking this fight to the public and to the bargaining table."

See the full letter from Unifor President Jerry Dias and Western Regional Director Joie Warnock:

2019 Operating Budget

posted Nov 20, 2018, 6:53 AM by Gail Sawatzky

The 2019 Operating Budget for Local 1-S is now available for members to view.

2019 Budget Document can be found on the Membership Database  (login required)

The Budget can be reviewed by members until the December General Meeting on December 10, 2018. 
During the meeting the Budget will be discussed and a vote will be held as to whether or not it is accepted.  If it is not accepted revisions will be made until the budget is accepted by the membership in attendance.

If you have any questions please contact the office at 306-586-7271 or email uniforlocal1s@uniforlocal1s.ca

GardaWorld members Ratify first contract as Unifor

posted Oct 2, 2018, 6:59 AM by Gail Sawatzky   [ updated Oct 2, 2018, 6:59 AM ]

On September 30 and October 1, 2018 the Unifor Local 1-S members working for GardaWorld at the Regina Airport ratified their first collective agreement.

Thank you to all the members who took the time to come to a meeting and vote.

Thank you to the members of the Bargaining Committee for their work in negotiating this agreement with the company

Thank you to the members of the Election Committee for taking the time to run the ratification vote. 

2018 Elections for Executive Positions in Local 1-S

posted Jun 29, 2018, 1:24 PM by Gail Sawatzky   [ updated Jun 29, 2018, 1:25 PM ]

The process has begun for the election of several executive position in the Local.  

This year elections will be held for the positions of:
President;
Secretary-Treasurer;
Chief Stewards: 
B - Head Office Floors 7 - 9
D - Head office Floors B1 - 4 
G  - 3rd & 4th Floors in both 1825 & 1855 Lorne Street and SaskTel Security
K - 2133 - 1st Ave (HR, Warehouse, Sandra Schmirler)
P  - Customer Relationship Centre (Henderson Drive)
DW - DirectWest - Regina & Saskatoon

The nomination and elections for President and Secretary-Treasurer will be held consecutively followed by the Chief Steward nominations and elections.

Additional information can be found on at: Upcoming Elections
Questions can be directed to any member of the Election Committee.

Interim Chief Steward Positions

posted Jun 29, 2018, 1:24 PM by Gail Sawatzky

The process has begun for the election of several executive position in the Local.  

This year elections will be held for the positions of:
President;
Secretary-Treasurer;
Chief Stewards: 
B - Head Office Floors 7 - 9
D - Head office Floors B1 - 4 
G  - 3rd & 4th Floors in both 1825 & 1855 Lorne Street and SaskTel Security
K - 2133 - 1st Ave (HR, Warehouse, Sandra Schmirler)
P  - Customer Relationship Centre (Henderson Drive)
DW - DirectWest - Regina & Saskatoon

The nomination and elections for President and Secretary-Treasurer will be held consecutively followed by the Chief Steward nominations and elections.

Additional information can be found on at: Upcoming Elections
Questions can be directed to any member of the Election Committee.

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