Members of CUPE 15 have voted 51 per cent to reject a tentative agreement reached October 21 with the City of Vancouver.
More than 2,500 Local 15 members have been on strike for 27 days over the workers demands for a flexible work schedule.
Local 15 president Rick Gates says that with the rejection of the tentative agreement, its up to the City to make the next move.
Vancouver City Council started us all down this road two years ago when they unilaterally revoked a compressed work week arrangement that had been in place for more than two decades, says Gates.
This rejection is a clear message to the employer that they need to do more to address workers concerns on this issue if they expect a resolution to this dispute.
Picket lines will remain up across the city until union and management reach a new settlement. No new talks are planned.