Vancouver Sun - Inside workers could return to job
Vancouver Sun in A tale of two worlds for striking workers provides insight on how each CUPE local is thinking.
Vancouver Sun reports in Vote Begins the CUPE bargaining committees' recommendations as:
- CUPE 15 - YES
- CUPE 391 - NO
- CUPE 1004 - NO
- CUPE Information - Indepth
Voting Schedule - Revised
"For complexity, hardened positions and strained emotions, this ranks among the top five among all the mediations I've done in the public and private sector over the years," Mr. Foley said.
He said part of the problem was that the wage package had already been settled by the time his mediation began, leading to other "principled issues" becoming the focus of the strike.
"There were many complicated matters for which detailed wording had to be crafted in understandable, collective-agreement language," Mr. Foley said.