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Sackville council OK’s labour pact and $5.9m Lorne St. dig

Sackville Town Council and members of CUPE local 1188 have approved a new collective agreement that includes an overall eight per cent wage increase over six years. The town’s 35 inside and outside workers will receive a one per cent … Continue reading

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Town and CUPE to meet Friday after minister declares deadlock in labour talks

The town of Sackville and its unionized employees have agreed to meet on Friday with a provincial mediator in an attempt to head off a strike or lockout that could come as early as next week. Marcos Salib, who represents … Continue reading

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As Sackville edges closer to municipal work stoppage, workers rally at Town Hall

About 150 union supporters rallied outside Sackville Town Hall last night and then crowded into the council chamber to support members of CUPE local 1188 which represents the town’s 35 inside and outside workers. The workers have been without a … Continue reading

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Union members rally at town hall, but Sackville council stands behind final offer

For the second consecutive week, union members showed up at a Sackville Town council meeting to show support for municipal workers who have been without a contract for more than a year. Some of the 70 or so union supporters … Continue reading

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Union members rally to support Sackville workers after town presents ‘final’ offer

About three dozen members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees showed up at last night’s council meeting to demonstrate support for ┬áSackville municipal workers whose contract expired more than a year ago. The town and representatives for CUPE local … Continue reading

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Sackville municipal workers’ union asks for conciliation as talks with town reach standstill

Wages, other monetary items and seniority appear to be some of the stumbling blocks in stalled labour negotiations between the Town of Sackville and its 34 unionized inside and outside workers. The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has asked … Continue reading

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