Cascades Casino workers vote in favour of strike action

Specialists at Gateway Casinos over the Thompson-Okanagan — including more than 200 at Cascades Casino in Kamloops — are motivating set to stroll off the activity unless they get another agreement offer from their manager.

In a vote held from June 4 to June 6, 88 for every penny of about 700 BC Government Employees Union (BCGEU) specialists in Kamloops, Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon voted 93.1 for each penny for strike activity.

“Door laborers in the Okanagan are sending an unmistakable message to their manager: they won’t make due with not as much as the reasonable wages, advantages and regard they merit,” says BCGEU President Stephanie Smith.

She says transactions for another aggregate assention severed in May after the business declined to offer wages and advantages that are industry standard at similar gambling clubs.

Smith calls the business’ offer “unsuitable” and says the wages Gateway is putting forth “won’t keep in front of the arranged the lowest pay permitted by law increments.”

“You know these are four extremely beneficial club and our laborers who work in this industry are a piece of guaranteeing that that benefit happens. They give the experience to the customers and we’re requesting that the business perceive that they require family supporting wages.”

She says strike arrangements are presently in progress however the association still can’t seem to issue 72-hour strike see including “the ball is currently in Gateway’s court.”

The last arrangement between the two gatherings lapsed in September of 2017.

BCGEU individuals at Gateway Casinos work in table recreations, as space specialists, clerks, in the check room, kitchen, security, visitor administrations and support.