(VIRL Facebook photo)

(VIRL Facebook photo)

Qualicum Beach library closed due to strike action

BCGEU, VIRL at an impasse in contract negotiations

The Vancouver Island Library branch in Qualicum Beach is closed today due to an ongoing labour strike.

It’s one of several branches closed due to rotating strike actions. They include Cumberland, Nanaimo Harbourfront, and South Cowichan.

The BCGEU Local 702 and the Vancouver Island Library are at an impasse in their contract negotiations that include librarian wage increases.

For the latest updates, including the current strike locations, visit virl.bc.ca/updates.

— NEWS Staff

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