Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - BC

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - BC

February 22, 2011 19:10 ET

CUPE 608 Ready to Bargain on Thursday

PENTICTON, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 22, 2011) - CUPE 608's bargaining team will be at the table on Thursday and Friday, February 24 and 25, and hopes to reach a collective agreement for Penticton's civic workers.

"We are stepping up our efforts to reach an agreement," says CUPE 608 president Patti Finch. "CUPE senior negotiator Tom O'Leary will join us at the table on Thursday and Friday to help make it happen."

O'Leary will be coming on board February 24. As a CUPE National representative, O'Leary has many years of bargaining and labour relations experience.

Finch notes that CUPE is putting resources in to achieve a collective agreement. "We want to get this done," says Finch.

Contact Information

  • CUPE
    Zoe Magnus
    National Representative
    Janet Szliske