Judy Rogers and Chief Librarian accept CUPE invitation to return to bargaining table

    VANCOUVER, Sept. 7 /CNW/ - CUPE 15, CUPE 391 and CUPE 1004 each received
separate letters today from Vancouver City Manager Judy Rogers and Chief
Librarian Paul Whitney in response to the unions' joint invitation to the City
and Library Board to resume formal bargaining.
    The joint CUPE local letter to Judy Rogers and Paul Whitney can be found
at: http://www.cupe.bc.ca/files/sept_7_return_to_bargaining.pdf.
    Rogers and Whitney are the two individuals within the City with the
executive authority to instruct a return to the bargaining table, and they
have done so.
    The union is pleased that the City has finally made this decision and
encouraged by the fact that all three locals will be working towards a
negotiated settlement next week.

For further information:

For further information: Diane Kalen, CUPE Communications, (778)
229-0258, http://www.fairnessforcivicworkers.ca/news

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