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    :: Monday, July 11, 2005 ::

    Steelworkers heading into mediation with strike mandate at Teck Cominco - Canada NewsWire
    'The strong strike vote means we are not prepared to accept rollbacks - plain and simple,' he said. 'Concessions are not acceptable and we expect to get wage and benefit increases - especially in pensions.'

    Steelworkers Staff Representative Steve Dewell said he hopes the company 'will come to its senses' before strike action may be necessary.
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