Its going to be a tough bargaining year for the more than 600 CUPE Local 900 workers and the city of Kamloops as both sides look to negotiate a new agreement.
Chief Administrative Officer David Trawin is asked if the city would like to contract out services to save money?
“There may be some areas you can. If that’s the case you know based upon the administration of that and other issues with that. Is that the right thing to do or not? I don’t know. We are looking at all those type of things and we have looked at all those type of things you know in the past and we have done some stuff with jail guards and things like that.”
The current agreement expires December 31st.
The workers are coming off a four year deal, and negotiations won’t begin until the fall.