SPEA in the News

Press Releases

Jeffrey Jones, "SNC-Lavalin terminates union President."  Gobe and Mail, July 8, 2023.

"SPEA Ratifies Agreements With SNC-Lavalin’s Candu Energy; SNC-Lavalin still has far to go to respect employees’ workplace rights, SPEA warns" Globe Newswire, June 9, 2022.

"SPEA: SNC-Lavalin Putting Ontario’s Energy Supply at Risk; Joint letter from Ontario Power Generation and Bruce Power warns of risks." Globe Newswire, June 9, 2022.

"SPEA: “Reckless” Move by SNC-Lavalin Violates the Law.Globe Newswire, June 6, 2022.

"SPEA: Striking Engineers and Technicians Target Darlington Nuclear Refurbishment in Strike Action."  Globe Newswire,  May 29, 2022.

"SPEA issues 72-hour strike notice to Candu Energy; SNC-Lavalin subsidiary fails to deliver reasonable offer." Globe Newswire, May 26,  2022.

"Countdown to Strike Deadline Begins During Critical Refurbishments at Darlington Generating Station" GlobeNewsWire, May 18, 2022

"SPEA: SMRs May Be Good, But What About CANDU?" GlobeNewsWire, December 3, 2021

"SPEA: 10 years later, Canada needs CANDU more than ever. Are we ready?" GlobeNewsWire, October 6, 2021.

"SPEA: Candu Energy's future looks brighter as shackles lifted from parent company SNC-Lavalin." GlobeNewsWire, April 21, 2021.

"SPEA: Nuclear Most Profitable Segment in SNC-Lavalin Earnings Report; Greater opportunities available for company in growing nuclear industry." GlobeNewsWire, March 9, 2021.

"SPEA: Nuclear businesses continue to power SNC-Lavalin's return; time for SNC-Lavalin to reverse layoffs and invest in star business." GlobeNewsWire, August 8, 2020.

 "SPEA: SNC-Lavalin risks recovery by placing profits ahead of Canadian jobs." GlobeNewsWire, May 7, 2020.

"SPEA to SNC-Lavalin shareholders: Use Federal programs to avert cuts." GlobeNewsWire, May 5, 2020.

"SNC-Lavalin executives snuck in bonuses before annoucing wage reductions, layoffs during COVID-19." GlobeNewsWire, April 15, 2020.

"SNC-Lavalin Candu energy workers ready to keep electricity flowing," GlobeNewsWire, March 27, 2020.

"Society of Professional Engineers and Associates members play critical role in SNC-Lavalin's recovery, new earnings report shows." GlobeNewsWire, February 28, 2020.

"Society of Professional Engineers and Associates speaks out on political issues affecting SNC-Lavalin employees," GlobeNewsWire, February 26, 2019.

Media Coverage

Denise Paglinawan, "SNC-Lavalin nuclear workers' union ratifies agreement, ends strike." Financial Post, June 9, 2022.

Denise Paglinawan, "OPG, Bruce Power call on SNC-Lavalin, union to resolve nuclear work stoppages with 'highest urgency'." Financial Post, June 9, 2022.

"Engineers’ union files complaint against SNC after being ordered back to office." Canadian Press, June 9, 2022.

"Employer gives 1-day notice for employees for full return to workplace.  HR Reporter, June 8, 2022.

"Une filiale de SNC-Lavalin donne 2 jours à ses employés pour retourner au bureau." Radio Canada, June 8, 2022.

Farah Merali, "Workers scrambling after company gives just 2 days notice to return to in-person work full-time." CBC News, June 8, 2022.

Denise Paglinawan, "Candu Energy workers' union alleges staff were ordered back to office on one day's notice amid labour dispute."  Financial Post, June 7, 2022.

"Striking nuclear workers target Darlington." Daily Commercial News, May 31, 2022.

"Reza Ziaei interview: Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) could be the best thing to happen to smaller communities." BNN Bloomberg, December 22, 2020.

Michael Lewis, "Essential workers who refurbish nuclear power stations threatened with layoffs after talks break down." Toronto Star, April 30, 2020.

Nicholas van Praet, "SNC-Lavalin asking workers to take pay cut for next three months," Globe and Mail, April 1, 2020.

Michael Ivanco, "The big debate: Should we fear nuclear energy? No." Toronto Star, March 3, 2020. 

"Reza Ziaei interview: Premiers plan strategy for the development of small nuclear reactors." BNN Bloomberg, December 3, 2019. 

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