Co-op Refinery Complex sets up work camp in preparation for a possible labour disruption

A work camp will be set up at the Co-op Refinery Complex after Unifor Local 594 declared an impasse on September 26th.

CRC says it is moving in trailers through the refinery’s gate 7 entrance .

VP of Operations Gil Le Dressay says in a release that the trailers are precautionary in an event CRC needs to house management teams and temporary contract workers because of a possible labour dispute disruption.

CRC says being prepared and having trailers on site protects three very important things: safety of employees, the Western Canadian fuel supply and the equipment and economy of Regina.

Le Dressay says the primary goal is to reach a fair deal with the union, but with the refinery being open 24/7, 365 days a year, they have to be prepared in case their is a labour disruption.

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