Special mediator appointed in Co-op Refinery dispute

Labour Relations and Workplace Safety Minister Don Morgan has appointed Vince Ready as a special mediator to assist in the negotiations between Unifor Local 594 and the Consumer’s Co-operative Refineries Limited.

The labour action began on December 5, 2019, at the Co-op Refinery Complex after the union issued strike notice and the Co-op issued lock-out notice to workers. Continue reading “Special mediator appointed in Co-op Refinery dispute”

Jury selection rules updated

The Government of Saskatchewan has introduced legislation to modernize the jury selection process and encourage increased juror participation.

The Jury Amendment Act, 2019 allows officials responsible for generating lists of jurors to better determine specific geographical areas from which to summon jurors through a targeted draw. The current exclusion of spouses of reeves, mayors, city councilors and other officials will be also removed to allow for increased juror eligibility and participation. Continue reading “Jury selection rules updated”