Statement from NDP Leader Gary Burrill on the Civil Service contract rejection

December 14, 2016

For Immediate Release

HALIFAX – NDP Leader Gary Burrill made the following statement in response to the Civil Service rejecting a tentative contract agreement by 94%:

“Stephen McNeil’s heavy-handed approach to labour negotiations has failed yet again.  Public sector workers are tired of being bullied by this government.  The Premier should repeal Bill 148 and return to the bargaining table to reach a negotiated settlement.”

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