In a continuing effort to secure a negotiated settlement, members of CUPE Local 1490 with the Township of Black River-Matheson have agreed to extend their strike/lockout deadline by 48 hours. The deadline will be extended to Friday, October 28th at 12:01 a.m.

The union will offer no further comment for the time being.

CUPE Local 1490 represents 16 inside and outside workers with the Township of Black River-Matheson.