Society of Energy Professionals

Society of Energy Professionals

September 12, 2005 16:00 ET

Energy professionals accept arbitration

Hydro One strike over Attention: Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, Energy Editor, News Editor, Tech/Telecomm Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 12, 2005) - At the request of the Government of Ontario, the union representing Hydro One professional employees has accepted a mediator's recommendations on how their strike should end.

Mediator William Kaplan has recommended that all bargaining issues be referred to third-party arbitration.

"We've considered the mediator's report and the government's recommendation," said Andrew Müller, president of the Society of Energy Professionals, "and we're pleased to accept them."

The Society of Energy Professionals represents more than 6,000 professional employees in the electricity industry in Ontario, including engineers, scientists, supervisors, and others. The Society is an affiliate of the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers.
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Contact Information

  • Brian Robinson, Communications Officer, Society of Energy Professionals
    Primary Phone: 416-716-6438
    E-mail: brian@society.on.ca