Weaverville, CA – The Union that represents over 150 Trinity County rank and file employees announced today that it’s members in Trinity County will move forward with a planned strike next week.
The Redding based United Public Employees of California Local 792 wo represents the employees had hoped that an impasse meeting with the County this morning in Weaverville would result in a deal and avoid a planned two (2) week strike of public services. UPEC Business Manager Chris Darker said alternative solutions were discussed at the meeting but there were no changes in position on either side. The County and the employees are deadlocked over pay and medical insurance.
Trinity County employees voted 2 weeks ago to strike June 26 – July 8, 2017 if a deal with the County could not be accomplished by Monday, June 19th. Trinity County employees have continued to work without a contract since their contract expired December 31, 2016.