NEWS RELEASE – February 12, 2015


Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay and CUPE Local 2019 Reach Tentative Agreement

The 11th Council of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is pleased to announce that a tentative agreement has been reached with CUPE Local 2019. Details will be released once both parties have officially ratified the deal.

CUPE will be recommending acceptance of the agreement to its members. CUPE National Representative Ed White says the union has scheduled a ratification vote for 4:00 pm today.

Our management team is currently working on a back-to-work schedule for the employees. The Town appreciates the continued patience from the community as we initiate and implement this process.

“This has been a long process for all involved. We appreciate the community’s patience throughout this labour disruption,” stated Mayor Jamie Snook. “We’re looking forward to getting operations back to normal as quickly as possible.”