Post threats of job strikes in July, Casino Regina staff have settled for an indefinite agreement.
This information is as per Thomas Linner, the spokesman for Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), the bargaining team of Casino Regina employees.
The understanding came about between the employer and PSAC.
Members of the PSAC are advocating the recognition of the deal, with one voice.
According to Linner, details of the agreement can be revealed only after the endorsement of a vote in early October.
The Job walkout was threatened by the staff to draw attention to better wages, enhanced rules in terms of absenteeism and proper shift allowances.
As stated by Marianne Hladun, regional vice president of the PSAC Prairie Region in July – “Employees demand respect from Casino Regina management.”
“Even though SGC has drawn up an offer, it will do nothing for these Crown sector workers who are already some of the most poorly paid.”
“It’s absolutely not acceptable.”
In July PSAC and SaskGaming met, but despite the support of an arbitrator they could not come to an understanding.
Their deal expired on 31 December 2016. And since 2017 discussions are still progressing.