CUPE 917’s first day of JOB ACTION Wednesday Aug 6

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CUPE locals 917 and 951 initiated job action this week, launching an overtime ban (951) and picketing on campus (917). The picket line of more than 150 members took place outside the facilities management building on Wednesday.  The overtime ban is ongoing.


The picket line was joined by  PEA workers and by BCGEU VP Paul Finch. CUPE BC,VP Trevor Davies was also on hand.  CUPE 4163 also in bargaining at UVic joined the line led by President Greg Melnechuk.