TORONTO, May 21 /CNW/ - OPSEU local 535 at the AGO has reached a tentative agreement with the employer 16 hours after the 12:01 a.m. strike deadline.
"Gallery workers are proud of the work that they do and committed to their workplace," said OPSEU President, Warren (Smokey) Thomas. "This contract is a welcome indication that the employer is prepared to work with the union."
AGO employees are back at work pending ratification of the new contract. Details of the agreement and ratification will be distributed in the coming days.
OPSEU represents 177 full-time staff and 266 part-time staff at the AGO.
For further information: For further information: Paula Whitmore, (416) 904-1293; Emily Visser, (416) 557-7936