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It's not going to be easy - CUPE doesn't appear to be
ready to renegotiate their cost-of-living increase, and the muni doesn't appear
to want to give any kind of raise that could be classified as a cost-of-living
allowance because of the implications it could have for the resort.
Digging in on opposite sides of the issue isn't helping
anybody. Both sides have to bend a little, be a little realistic, and stop
talking in absolutes.
And leave our water out of it.