Corner Brook Firefighters will strike in one week

Cory Hurley
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Corner Brook Firefighters have set a strike date of Jan. 30, in the ongoing saga of their contract negotiation breakdown with the city.

At a press conference Monday morning, flanked by the membership, union president Peter Daniels told media firefighters are giving a week's notice to allow plenty of time to return to the negotiating table.

They have been without a contract for more than a year. Wages and essential service designation are the two main issues are the bargaining table.

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  • Steve O'Brien
    January 23, 2012 - 13:51

    I'm not long retired from the Fire Service with over thirty years in the job. When are the Councils and Govt. going to realize that the Fire Service is the most essential service that there is in our cities and towns. They have the fastest response of all emergency services especially when on duty such as the City of Corner Brook and St. John's