Tentative agreement for CUPE's Greater Sudbury Utilities workers

    SUDBURY, ON, March 20 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Union of Public
employees (CUPE), representing over seventy workers within Greater Sudbury
Utilities, reached a tentative agreement with the management negotiators on
Monday, March 17th.
    "Both sides worked hard to reach an agreement, and I am happy we will be
able to proceed with a ratification vote", said Wyman MacKinnon, Local Union
President. He also pointed that the agreement will be "unanimously
recommended" to CUPE members on a meeting scheduled for April 3rd.
    CUPE 4705 represents approximately seventy workers, including hydro
production workers, lineman, office, clerical and technical staff.
    Details of the agreement will only be released after it has been ratified
by CUPE 4705 members and the Greater Sudbury Utilities Board of Directors.

For further information:

For further information: Dennis Burke, CUPE National Rep., (705)
674-7557, dburke@cupe.ca; Wyman MacKinnon, CUPE 4705 President, (705) 560-4705
(w), (705) 669-8526 (c); Luc Tittley, CUPE Communications, (416) 292-3999

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