Workers in Kamloops, Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton will walk off the job on June 29.
"This truly is a ground-breaking deal that will help achieve fairness for casino workers across the industry." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
An astounding 93.1 per cent vote in favour of strike action.
Strike kicks off with rally at Hard Rock.
An astounding 99.5 per cent vote in favour of strike action.
"Today's result is another example of the important role unions play in fighting for workers' rights in today's economy and family-supporting jobs." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
Hard Rock Casino employees represent the second largest group of casino workers to unionize with the BCGEU/NUPGE in the past six months.
BCGEU/NUPGE will take action when an employer disrespects and breaches the clear language of a collective agreement.
The BCGEU/NUPGE represents most unionized casinos in British Columbia. River Rock Casino is the largest casino in the province.