Hal­i­fax Wa­ter deal waits for em­ployee ap­proval

Cape Breton Post - - PROVINCE -

HAL­I­FAX — Hal­i­fax Wa­ter says it has ap­proved a ten­ta­tive agree­ment in an al­most twom­onth labour dis­pute with more than 300 of its work­ers. Two lo­cals of the Cana­dian Union of Public Em­ploy­ees must still rat­ify the pro­posed deal be­fore a lock­out that be­gan in May is over. De­tails won’t be re­leased un­til that hap­pens. Hal­i­fax Wa­ter says the ten­ta­tive agree­ment with the union rep­re­sent­ing the work­ers came af­ter a pen­sion pro­posal con­tain­ing sug­ges­tions from both sides. Metro Hal­i­fax

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