CUPE 2424 reaches tentative agreement for Carleton University staff

    OTTAWA, Sept. 18 /CNW Telbec/ - A tentative agreement was reached late
last night between Carleton University and representatives of Local 2424 of
the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing 700 professional,
office, technical and support staff at Carleton University, on strike since
September 5.
    "We are happy that we've finally been able to come to a tentative
agreement that, if ratified, will end the strike at Carleton," said Susan
Arab, CUPE national representative. Details of the agreement will not be
released until it has been presented to members of CUPE 2424 for a
ratification vote.
    "At this time, we would also like to thank students and the university
community for their support during our labour conflict," added Arab.

For further information:

For further information: Susan Arab, CUPE National Representative: (613)
237-0115 or (613) 769-7553 (cell); Robert Lamoureux, CUPE Communications:
(416) 292-3999

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