Kensington, CUPE reach tentative agreement
Town employees expected to return to work Friday.
The Town of Kensington and its unionized employees have reached a tentative agreement, effectively ending a lockout that began last week.
Canadian Union of Public Employees representatives and the town hammered out an agreement Wednesday night.
Details will be released in a joint statement Friday.
No workers were walking the picket line Thursday.
They are all expected to return to work Friday.
The employees hit the picket line Dec. 4 after the town locked them out.
On Tuesday, council rejected CUPE's offer of an eight per cent wage increase. The town was offering a 7.5 per cent increase over three years