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Unionized workers back to work at St. John’s airport

July 24, 2013, St. John's - About 60 unionized workers at the St. John's International Airport are headed back to work today for the first time since last fall.

July 24, 2013  By The Canadian Press

The firefighters, maintenance and support staff voted in favour of a new contract on Monday, ending a 10-month strike.

The union says the deal includes a 40 per cent weighted average wage increase over seven years.

The St. John's International Airport Authority says the settlement balances the interests of the workers and the airport's responsibility to manage its future.



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