Strike warning served on Highland Valley Copper; More than 1,000 workers may be off on Sunday – Kamloops News

Strike notice served on HVC

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More than 1,000 union workers at Highland Valley Copper have served 72 hours of strike notice.

Teck Resources confirmed Tuesday that they had received notification from United Steelworkers Local 7619, which represents 1,048 employees at the mine near Logan Lake.

“Negotiations are underway and the parties are scheduled to meet with brokers on Friday, January 14,” Teck said in a statement.

The earliest strike could begin on Sunday.

According to Teck, the previous agreement in the mine expired on September 30th.

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