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The union represents table game workers, slot attendants and cashiers, along with count room, kitchen, security, guest services and maintenance staff.
Bcgeu members working at four Gateway Casinos in the Okanagan walked off the job on Friday, June 29 after mediation broke down with their employer.
Workers are fighting for living wages, better working conditions and respect on the job.We were surprised that the union decided to end mediation before there was a discussion on wages.There are currently no new dates set for mediation.Casino workers will begin heading back to work this weekend as operations resume pre-strike staffing levels.But the ratification vote was close, which means there is more work to be done in all four of these workplaces.Union Cascades Casino workers in Penticton walking the picket line on Friday afternoon.News from InfoTel News Ltd, 2018.
"These workers are the heart of their casinos.
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That is the message Gateway Casinos Entertainment sent out after workers went walked out on Friday at.m.
We wont censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles.Cascades Casino Penticton said during the labour disruption they will be open every day.Gateway's Okanagan staff have been trying to negotiate a new collective agreement since the last one expired in September 2017.Follow us on, twitter.These picket lines are strong and they will be up until Gateway agrees to pay a living wage, said Finch.However, regardless of the outcome, we will be open for business and hope you will come visit us soon, said Tanya Gabara, in an open letter.Table games, Match Eatery and Public House and The Buffet will be closed during the strike.We remain open to meeting with the union and hope that they choose to return to mediation.Gateway operates the Cascades Casinos in Kamloops and Penticton, Lake City Casino in Vernon and Playtime Casino in Kelowna.We remain committed to having respectful discussions with the union to achieve a mutually agreeable contract that is reasonable and responsible for both our employees and Gateway.In a vote held from June 4 to 6, over 88 per cent of Gateway staff in all four Okanagan casinos came out and voted.1 per cent in favour of taking strike action.The union represents approximately 700 workers at Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited.Gateway Casino says in an emailed statement saying that they were "pleased with the outcome of the vote." "We know the past few months have been challenging for all involved and we thank our customers for their patience and loyalty throughout the labour disruption.We now turn our full attention back to our business and are committed to a smooth return to regular business over the coming weeks the statement says.Kristi Patton panier a legumes roulettes ikea Editor, kristiPatton, send Kristi Patton an email.
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