Randy Simms

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Name: Randy Simms
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Mount Pearl workers ratify deal, ending lockout

City workers in Mount Pearl voted late Sunday night to ratify a tentative deal that ended a lockout the city launched in September over an impasse on wages.About 60 per cent of CUPE's members voted in favour of the collective agreement, which will remain ... [Published CBC - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 3 reports

Randy Simms 'delighted' about tentative deal with CUPE

The mayor of Mount Pearl says he's happy that both sides in the current contract dispute could reach a tentative deal, adding the citizens are the real winners.The city and the union that represents the workers,  CUPE,  reached the agreement 5:30 p.m. ... [Published CBC Hamilton - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Mount Pearl Talks Resume Today

It's two weeks ago today that Mount Pearl locked out its municipal workers, and today there will be another attempt to see if a deal can be reached. CUPE and the city return to the bargaining table this morning. Last week, Mount Pearl Mayor Randy Simms ... [Published VOCM - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

CUPE Local 2099 and the City of Mount Pearl to return to bargaining

Yesterday Mayor Randy Simms made an overture to CUPEBob Martin, President of CUPEThe members of CUPEWages are the main outstanding issue. The 140 members of CUPE ... [Published Noodls - Oct 10 2014]
Entities: Randy Simms, Bob Martin
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 4 reports

Mount Pearl looking at C.B.S. contract for locked out workers

The City of Mount Pearl and its unionized workers are looking at another community's labour agreement to help resolve its current lockout.Workers in Conception Bay South accepted a contract last week, which gives a 16 per cent pay increase over four ... [Published CBC - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

CBS Contract Far Better than Mount Pearl Offer: CUPE

CUPE says there is no doubt the new contract for municipal workers in Conception Bay South is better than the one presented by the City of Mount Pearl.Mount Pearl Mayor Randy Simms says it's difficult to compare them but if CUPE would like to go back ... [Published VOCM - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

RNC Called to Picket Line as Mount Pearl Lockout Continues

They've been on strike since Tuesday, but there are no talks scheduled yet to try and resolve the municipal workers dispute in Mount Pearl.The city locked out the 140 workers early Tuesday morning. Union Local president Bob Martin says the conciliator ... [Published VOCM - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 5 reports

Mount Pearl, N.L., locks out municipal workers over contract dispute

MOUNT PEARL, N.L. - Unionized municipal workers in Mount Pearl, N.L., have been locked out by their employer after negotiations reached an impasse.The Canadian Union of Public Employees says it was informed of the city's plans Monday night.The union says ... [Published Comox Valley Echo - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

No New Vote in Mount Pearl

CUPE says it won't be bringing the final offer from the City of Mount Pearl to its members for a vote. Mount Pearl Mayor Randy Simms indicated yesterday he would like to see the union do that, but the union's Ed O'Keefe says the outstanding issues that ... [Published VOCM - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Randy Simms 'amazed, disappointed' by contract rejection

Labour tensions are showing no signs of abating in Mount Pearl, with a frustrated Mayor RandyThe two sides met with a conciliator on Wednesday afternoon, but talks broke off quickly with both sides saying they remain far apart on a deal.Simms said he ... [Published CBC - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Mount Pearl Strike Looms as Talks Stall

The City of Mount Pearl and its municipal workers say they want to avoid job action, but admit they are considering their options now that talks have once again broken off.The 140 workers, who are in a legal strike position, voted overwhelmingly in support ... [Published VOCM - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Talks break off between Mount Pearl and unionized workers

has learned that contract talks between the city of Mount Pearl and 140 inside and outside workers represented by CUPE have broken off."At this point both sides have tendered their final offers and the union is considering its options right now," said ... [Published CBC - Sep 23 2014]

Quotes

"Everyone wanted this to come to an end," Simms told the . "nobody wanted this to carry on for very long ... the membership last evening voted for that and endorsed it, and we couldn't be happier or more satisfied. it's fabulous."
"if we get heavy, heavy rains, and the  waterford  river of course rises dramatically —  this is a low-lying area that can be prone to flooding. really a bigger  concern  probably for us would be, in a heavy rain event, that the catch basins and the storm sewer systems would not be able to catch up with the amount of water that's falling" Simms said
"so what i proposed as a result of that to the union was to say, 'get me the conception bay south package, let's just take the word c b s out of there. we'll put in city of mount pearl and we'll sign that package.' which gets them their 16 per cent" said Simms
"We feel that the last offer that we made was fair," Simms told CBC News.  "we can't let this go on forever and that's why the lockout is occurring."

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Mount Pearl workers ratify deal, ending lockout [Published CBC - Oct 20 2014]
Mount Pearl Workers Back To Work Today [Published VOCM - Oct 20 2014]
Randy Simms 'delighted' about tentative deal wi... [Published CBC Hamilton - Oct 17 2014]
Mount Pearl Workers Could Be Back to Work By Mo... [Published VOCM - Oct 17 2014]
Mount Pearl, union workers reach tentative deal [Published CBC - Oct 16 2014]
Mount Pearl Talks Resume Today [Published VOCM - Oct 14 2014]
CUPE Local 2099 and the City of Mount Pearl to ... [Published Noodls - Oct 10 2014]
CUPE Local 2099 and the City of Mount Pearl to ... [Published CUPE - Oct 10 2014]
CUPE Local 2099 and the City of Mount Pearl to ... [Published MarketWired - Oct 10 2014]
Mount Pearl looking at C.B.S. contract for lock... [Published CBC - Oct 10 2014]
CUPE and Mount Pearl Back to the Bargaining Tab... [Published VOCM - Oct 10 2014]
City of Mount Pearl, union to head back to barg... [Published CBC - Oct 09 2014]
Mount Pearl and CUPE to Return to Bargaining Table [Published VOCM - Oct 09 2014]
CBS Contract Far Better than Mount Pearl Offer:... [Published VOCM - Oct 08 2014]
RNC Called to Picket Line as Mount Pearl Lockou... [Published VOCM - Oct 03 2014]
Mount Pearl, N.L., locks out municipal workers ... [Published Comox Valley Echo - Sep 30 2014]
Mount Pearl locks out unionized workers; CUPE s... [Published CBC Hamilton - Sep 30 2014]
Union Taken Aback as Mount Pearl Workers Locked... [Published VOCM - Sep 30 2014]
Mount Pearl locks out unionized workers; CUPE s... [Published CBC Hamilton - Sep 30 2014]
Mount Pearl Locks Out City Workers [Published VOCM - Sep 30 2014]
No New Vote in Mount Pearl [Published VOCM - Sep 26 2014]
Randy Simms 'amazed, disappointed' by contract ... [Published CBC - Sep 25 2014]
Mount Pearl Strike Looms as Talks Stall [Published VOCM - Sep 25 2014]
Talks break off between Mount Pearl and unioniz... [Published CBC - Sep 23 2014]
Mount Pearl workers vote to strike [Published CBC Hamilton - Sep 19 2014]
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