Media Release: CUPE Local 500/City of Winnipeg Negotiations
March 01, 2006 at 2:45 AM
After the polls close and the ballots are counted, CUPE Local 500 President Gary Swanson will announce the results of voting on the City of Winnipeg offer of settlement in contract negotiations.
The media is invited to join Gary Swanson to get the results of the vote as follows:
Thursday, March 16, 2006
2nd Floor, Pan Am Room
Winnipeg Convention Centre
375 York Ave.
The Union’s negotiating committee has recommended that the members accept the City’s offer. Voting is taking place all day Thursday, March 16.
The agreement, which covers about 5,000 City of Winnipeg workers, expired December 30, 2005.
For more information:
Gary Swanson, President, CUPE Local 500: 942-1001(office) 612-7757 (cell)
Greg Mandzuk, CUPE National Staff Representative: 942-0343 (office) 781-3798