Food service workers at Trent University in Peterborough have reached a tentative contract agreement with the company that employs them.

Staff were set for a strike or lockout on Saturday, Feb. 3, however, their employer — Compass — issued a statement saying a tentative settlement was reached on a new collective agreement. It will take effect pending ratification by the workers’ union — the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).

CUPE has not issued a statement but tweeted on Wednesday night “Thank you to everyone who showed support & helped put pressure on Compass for a fair agreement.”

 

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