"Library workers have not been properly paid for 15 years," said Waelti-Walters, who retired from the University of Victoria 10 years ago. There, she founded the women's studies department. "No one would ask a male-dominated work force to go away, play nice and settle."
Members of CUPE 410, which staffs the Greater Victoria Public Library's nine branches, have been locked out by their employer, the library, since Feb. 17. Branches have been closed and the extracurricular programs held at each location cancelled.
Library Link of the Day, March 26, 2008.