BCGEU members at JR Laboratories voted on the tentative collective agreement on October 19, 2006. The voting turnout was very high at 94% and the tentative agreement was rejected by 63% of the bargaining unit.
Membership meetings will be scheduled in the coming weeks to identify areas of concern. The Employer has agreed to return to the bargaining table to discuss those areas of concern once they have been identified.
Your bargaining committee, David Chase, Heidi Lefaive, Brent Camilleri