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Work Stoppages in Manitoba (2011-2016)


(Under provincial jurisdiction)

2016

January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016

Note: Federal jurisdiction work stoppages in Manitoba are not included.

Employer / Location
Union
Starting Date
Termination Date
Length in Calendar Days
Length in Working Days
Number of Workers Involved
Person Days Lost in the year
Nisichawayasihk Personal Care Home
Nelson House
Service
Manitoba Government & General Employees Union
Nov. 28, 2016
(strike)
Dec. 15, 2016
18
18
30
386
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg
Service
University of Manitoba Faculty Association
Nov. 1, 2016
(strike)
Nov. 21, 2016
16
14
1,200
16,800
MacDonald Youth Services (Crisis Stabilization)
Manitoba Government & General Employees Union
Aug. 2, 2016
(strike)
Aug. 19, 2016
16
16
30
343
Diageo Canada
Gimli
Manufacturing
United Food & Commercial Workers Union, Local 832
Mar. 5, 2016
(strike)
Apr. 25, 2016
52
36*
50
1,800**
TOTAL:  
1,280  
19,329


* The collective agreement provides for both a 5 and 7 day operation and allows that to be changed to 10 or 12 day operation.  Statistics are based on a 5 day operation.
** Based on the above, this number is approximate.                                                                        


2015

January 1 to December 31, 2015

Employer / Location
Union
Starting Date
Termination Date
Length in Calendar Days
Length in Working Days
Number of Workers Involved
Person Days Lost in the year
Nisichawayasihk Personal Care Home
Nelson House 
Service
Nisichawayasihk Nurses
Local 138 of the
Manitoba Nurses’ Union
May 11, 2015 (Strike)
July 24, 2015
Under S. 87.1 the MB Labour Board
Ordered the Parties Back to Work
75
75
10
536

TOTAL:

10

536




2014

January 1 to December 31, 2014

Employer / Location
Union
Starting Date
Termination Date
Length in Calendar Days
Length in Working Days
Number of Workers Involved
Person Days Lost in the year
Praxair Canada
Winnipeg 
General Teamsters
Local Union No. 979
May 15, 2014
(Strike)  
May 22, 2014
8
5
18
90
TOTAL:
18
90

2013

January 1 to December 31, 2013

Employer / Location
Union
Starting Date
Termination Date
Length in Calendar Days
Length in Working Days
Number of Workers Involved
Person Days Lost in the year
Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association (CASA)
Province-Wide Construction
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States & Canada, Local 254
Jun. 4, 2013 (Strike) Jun. 10, 2013
7
7
175
875
Vista Park Lodge (EXTENDICARE)
Winnipeg
Service
United Food & Commercial Workers Union, Local 832
Sept. 14, 2013
(Strike)
Oct.16, 2013
34
34
95
2,307
TOTAL:
270
3,182

2011*

January 1 to December 31, 2011

Employer / Location
Union
Starting Date
Termination Date
Length in Calendar Days
Length in Working Days
Number of Workers Involved
Person Days Lost in the year
Malteurop Canada Limited
Winnipeg
Production
United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 832
CARRIED OVER
Dec. 9, 2010
(strike) Mar. 4, 2011 Under S. 87.1 the Manitoba Labour
Board Ordered the Parties Back to Work
23 days in 2010 and 63 days in 2011 Total:  86
16 days in
2010 and 44 days in 2011 Total:  60
22
352 person days lost in 2010 and
968 person days lost in 2011
Total:  1,320
Bristol Aerospace Limited
Winnipeg
Manufacturing
Canadian Auto Workers Union,
Local 3055
Apr. 1, 2011
(strike)
Jun. 7, 2011
66
46
400
18,400
Granny's Poultry (Hatchery)
Winnipeg
Manufacturing
United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 832
October 4, 2011 (lockout)
Dec. 21, 2011
Under S. 87.1
the Manitoba Labour
Board Ordered the Parties Back to Work
79
54
10
540
Brandon University
Brandon
Service
Brandon University Faculty Association
Oct. 12, 2011
(strike)
Nov. 25, 2011
45
32
240
7,680
TOTAL: 
672
27,940


Notes:

* Manitoba had no work stoppages in 2012. The last time this occurred was in 1956.

Listings include all work stoppages involving one or more workers.

Provincial jurisdiction includes all workplaces located in the province except air, interprovincial rail, road and pipeline transportation, banking, broadcasting, shipping, telecommunications, crown corporations and federal government administration.

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