Union Rejects Binding Arbitration

The Union has rejected binding arbitration. Binding arbitration would have resulted in employees immediately returning to work while arbitration occurred. 

It is unfortunate the Union was not prepared to trust an arbitrator with assisting in finalizing a Collective Agreement, given the length of the strike and the parties’ inability to settle. 

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Media Contact:

Warren Waycheshen, Interim Chief Administrative Officer, 250-639-6335.