City, CUPE Avoid Strike with Tentative Agreement

By David Klassen

The City of Winnipeg has reached a deal with the union representing nearly 5,000 of its workers.

The city and Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 500 issued a joint news release Sunday saying both sides have reached a tentative agreement.

Details of the agreement won’t be provided until the contract is ratified by city council and CUPE.

Members will vote on the contract in the coming weeks.

A date for council ratification has not yet been set.


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