Napanee Interval House Employees Reject Latest Contract Offer – Kingston | The Canadian News

The union representing Napanee’s Interval House shelter workers wants to get back to the bargaining table. Union members have unanimously rejected management’s recent contract offer.

Interval House provides safe haven, transitional housing, and counseling support for abused women and their children in the city of Greater Napanee, located in Lennox and Addington County.

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Lennox and Addington Interval House workers in Napanee on strike

“These women are absolutely united and have been steadfast in their needs since the negotiations began earlier this year,” said Unifor National President Jerry Dias.

“I hope this vote is a clear enough message to the shelter board and LAIH management that it is time to treat shelter workers with respect and uphold their own previous commitments made at the bargaining table,” he added.

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About 20 workers at Lennox and Addington Interval House have been on strike since October 29.

According to the union, the collective agreement has expired for more than a year.

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