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White Rock CUPE members support strike action

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City of White Rock employees have voted "overwhelmingly" in favour of strike action if contract negotiations continue to go south.

According to a news release issued Thursday afternoon by the Canadian Union of Public Employees, a Feb. 5 vote found 94 per cent in favour of taking action "if necessary."

"We hope this sends a strong message to our employer that CUPE members are serious about reaching a fair deal," local CUPE 402-01 president Mike Guraliuk states in the release.

Bargaining started in June 2013 but reached an impasse on Jan. 27. A mediator was appointed by the Labour Relations Board on Jan. 30, and meetings are scheduled for March 10 and April 1.

 

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