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CUPE Local 759 to return to bargaining table with CBRM


SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 7, 2013) - The union representing Cape Breton Regional Municipality's (CBRM) outside and transit workers will return to the bargaining table on Wednesday, January 9.

CUPE National Representative Kathy MacLeod says the two parties will be assisted by Conciliation Officer Ken Zwicker.

The more than 300 members of CUPE Local 759 have been without a contract for over two years.

Local 759 represents 310 CBRM employees who work in Public Works, Solid Waste, Transit, Arenas, Water Department, Water Treatment, Wastewater, Parks and Grounds, Building Maintenance as well as Cleaners and Janitors.

Kathy MacLeod
CUPE National Representative
(902) 578-3304 (c)

John McCracken
CUPE Communications Representative
(902) 880-8057 (c)

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