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City ready in case of strike

City Hall is not saying much a day after about 600 CUPE workers voted 94 per cent in favour of strike action.

Members of CUPE Local 338 have been without a contract since December 31 of last year.

Talks between the union and City of Kelowna have reached an impasse.

City spokesman, Tom Wilson, said Thursday morning he is unable to speak on the negotiations because of an agreement between the two sides not to speak on the state of negotiations.

When asked whether any City projects would be affected if civic workers hit the picket lines, Wilson would only say the City has contingency plans in place.

He wouldn't say what projects may be affected.

The multi-million dollar Lakeshore Road and bridge project will not be affected by any job action.


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