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    Casino union vote count delayed

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    From the Niagara Falls Review:

    Casino workers in Niagara Falls won’t know until at least Wednesday whether the Canadian Auto Workers was successful in getting certified as the union representing 2,900 Fallsview Casino and Casino Niagara workers, says CAW organizer John Aman.

    It has been two weeks since most frontline casino employees voted after the CAW applied for certification as their bargaining agent.

    “We will have a much better idea after the 12th where this thing is headed,” Aman said Thursday.

    May 12 is when the Ontario Labour Relations Board has scheduled a meeting with the CAW and casino management to try to resolve differences they have over which workers should have been eligible to vote and who should be included in the proposed bargaining unit.

    Two perspectives on casino union vote – KEN LEWENZA

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    From the Niagara Falls Review:

    Ken Lewenza is president of the Canadian Autoworkers Union.

    There’s no question that for thousands of Niagara casino workers this week’s union certification vote has been a long time coming.

    Since the casinos opened their doors, workers have expressed a willingness to speak for themselves at work, with a This is the basis for true workplace democracy.

    Two perspectives on casino union vote – ART FRANK

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    From the Niagara Falls Review:

    Art Frank is president of Niagara Casinos.

    Since 1998, the CAW has attempted unsuccessfully to become the trade union representing the associates at Niagara Casinos on four separate occasions.

    The fifth such attempt will take place Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at polling stations at Fallsview Casino and As an organization, we have always maintained we prefer to deal directly with our associates rather than through a third-party like the CAW.

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