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Interest arbitration scheduled in University negotiations with UFCW

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Aug 27/12

Bargaining talks are progressing between Wilfrid Laurier University and the United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 175 (UFCW).

After three days of bargaining and one day of conciliation, the parties have agreed to proceed to interest arbitration.

In the altered bargaining environment as a consequence of the directive from government for no increases, the parties determined that third-party interest arbitration was the best option to achieve a resolution, conclude the bargaining process and achieve a renewed Collective Agreement.

Interest arbitration is meant to duplicate, to the extent possible, the results the parties would have achieved had they freely negotiated the terms of their collective agreement, and can be used as an alternative to a strike or lockout.

UFCW Local 175 represents approximately 41 full-time and 54 part-time food services employees at Laurier.

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