Halifax Water strike at standstillEmployer stands to gain financially via payroll, benefit cost savingsBy Liz Foster06/15/2015|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 06/15/2015 Employees at Halifax Water have been on strike since May 19 and show no sign of stepping off the picket line. The utility’s inside and outside workers — represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Locals 1431 and 227 — maintain the city’s water, storm water and waste water facilities. But the picket line hasn’t exactly applied pressure on Halifax Water. Its operations are being maintained by non-union and management employees with assistance from contract workers. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.