uManitoba resolves staff strike

October 23, 2007

University of Manitoba's food, trades and maintenance workers are back to work after a deal with administration was approved this past weekend, after 19 hours of negotiations.  The new contract received a 92% approval rating.  Staff earned pay increases, as well as increases to health-care spending and changes to sick leave.  Union members had been on strike since October 10, 2007.