"The message is strong – casino workers feel they belong in our union." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.
A website has been established so that people can send the strikers a message of solidarity and support.
BCGEU/NUPGE cites lack of transparency as reason for breakdown in talks.
The alleged incidents range in seriousness from failing to comply with regulations around ID'ing patrons to failing to identify what would normally be flagged as suspicious behaviour possibly related to money-laundering.
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