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CUPE Local 500/City of Winnipeg - Bargaining Update #36 - No Deal Yet - Talks Continue

October 09, 2022 at 6:03 PM

Conciliation talks resumed today and are expected to continue tomorrow.

Our strike date remains in effect unless we are able to reach an agreement.

As talks continue, we will update you on any progress we make or if there are any new significant developments to report.


In the meantime, we wanted to let you know how much we appreciate the support you have given us. Your bargaining committee is committed to doing our utmost to bring you an acceptable offer and avoid withdrawing our services. 




Please keep checking your email, our social media pages, and for current information. If you have any questions or concerns, you can email us at


Again, thanks for your patience and support during this round of bargaining.


Stronger together!


In solidarity,


Your Bargaining Committee


Gord Delbridge, President, CUPE Local 500

Carmen Prefontaine, President, Civic Services Unit

Phil Dembicki, President, Community Services Unit 

Nicholas McClurg, President, Public Works Unit/Local 500 SAO

Madelaine Dwyer, President, Water and Waste Unit

Rebecca Scott, Member at Large/Local 500 SAO

Jon Shalapata, Member at Large 

Alex McClurg, CUPE National Staff Representative 

Kevin Carswell, CUPE National Staff Representative 

Dale Edmunds, CUPE National Staff Representative 

Karen Byzuk, Local 500 Staff