July 24, 2012 06:30 ET

 

Striking SPEA Workers to Stage Information Picket at OPG Corporate Offices

Society of Professional Engineers and Associates (SPEA) to explain impact of Candu Energy strike to Ontario Power Generation (OPG)

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 24, 2012) - Members of the Society of Professional Engineers and Associates (SPEA) are setting up an information picket at the corporate offices of Ontario Power Generation (OPG) at 700 University Avenue on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 to explain why they are on strike and how it may impact OPG's current and future projects.

"Our members are proud of the work that we have done for OPG at CANDU nuclear sites across Ontario," said Peter White, President of SPEA. "Our members are fully committed to delivering on the refurbishments and the new EC6 design. We believe that CANDU has a strong future."

Read more: July 24, 2012 - Press Release - Striking SPEA Workers to Stage Information Picket at OPG Corporate...

On Tuesday August 28 in the morning, SPEA TT bargaining unit and Candu Energy (SNC Lavalin) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement. SPEA has accepted the best and final offer made by Candu Energy on August 23 and has confirmed that the SPEA TT strike is over. 

Read more: August 28, 2012 - Strike Update - SPEA TT bargaining unit signs MoA with company

Please click "Read More" to see the strike flyer for July 25, 2012 titled "Updated List of Scabs and the Concept of Solidarity":

Read more: July 25, 2012 - Strike Flyer - Updated List of Scabs and the Concept of Solidarity

http://www.thestar.com/business/article/1247616--candu-engineers-say-snc-locked-them-out

 Candu Engineers say SNC locked them out

Dana Flavelle
Business Reporter
 

Some 800 striking engineers and professionals at Candu Energy have voted to go back to work but say their employer isn’t willing to take them back.

Calling it a lockout, the Society for Professional Engineers and Associates said their members voted to settle a nearly seven-week strike on Friday.

But when they showed up for work Monday, they say Candu Energy sent them home.

Read more: August 27, 2012 - Toronto Star - Candu engineers say SNC locked them out

Please click "Read More" to see the strike flyer for July 23, 2012 titled "SPEA Song!":

Read more: July 23, 2012 - Strike Flyer - SPEA Song!

http://www.bramptonguardian.com/news/article/1407584--candu-workers-picket-in-brampton

Candu workers picket in Brampton

A group of engineers set up pickets around Brampton this week to protest against their company’s proposal to cut employee wages and benefits.
About 800 nuclear scientists, engineers and technologists at Mississauga-based Candu Energy Inc. went on strike earlier this month after negotiators failed to reach a contract before the strike deadline.
Candu is owned by Montreal-based engineering giant SNC-Lavalin, and its employees design, build and service nuclear reactors that supply nearly half of Ontario’s electricity and 16 per cent of Canada’s overall electricity requirements.

Read more: July 20, 2012 - Brampton Guardian - Candu workers picket in Brampton

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