No job action at Kootenay Savings today

United Steelworkers, Kootenay Savings Credit Union still in talks

It’s business as usual at Kootenay Savings Credit Union in Kimberley this morning, and at the Credit Union’s other branches in Trail, Castlegar, Salmo, South Slocan, Kaslo and Fruitvale.

Although the Steelworkers are in a legal strike position as of 8 a.m. this morning and Kootenay Savings in a legal lockout position, both parties are still talking.

According to the Steelworkers’ Jeff Bomley, Locals 1-405 and 9705 and Kootenay Savings Credit Union have agreed to postpone any possible work stoppage on Friday as they are still talking.

Talks are ongoing. Bromley says there will be no further comment will be released until a deal is reached or conversely, a work stoppage commences.


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