Friday, 15 February 2019 13:30

Update: Conciliation Officer appointed for the BCMEA contract talks


Following the issuance of a joint notice of dispute on January 25th, the Minister of Labour has now appointed Ms. Kathy M. Peters, Regional Director – Pacific Region, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services (FMCS) as Conciliation Officer to assist the BCMEA and the ILWU Canada in concluding a renewal collective agreement within 60 days (April 13th) unless an extension is mutually agreed upon.  On the 21st day following termination of the conciliation, either party can issue 72 hours strike or lockout notice.



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