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Union calls for government intervention on casino workers strike - BCGEU


VANCOUVER-One month into a 400-person strike at a Metro Vancouver casino, the union representing the striking workers says it's time for the provincial agency in charge of lottery and gaming to step in.

Employees of Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam have been on strike since May 11, during which the casino has remained open, staffed by management and employees who are not part of the bargaining unit. The strike came after the British Columbia Government and Service Employees' Union, which represents casino workers, rejected an offer by Great Canadian Gaming Corporation 16 months into negotiations.

 

 

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