PEI UPSE/NUPGE members voted 84% in favour of the new collective agreement after a lengthy bargaining process.
Charlottetown (18 May 2016) —The new members of the PEI Union of Public Sector Employees (PEI UPSE/NUPGE) who work at Community Connections have ratified their first collective agreement.
First collective agreement ratified for new PEI UPSE/NUPGE members
The bargaining team has worked hard to draft the agreement, and the team stuck together throughout a lengthy bargaining process. Ratification kits were distributed in April and the ratification meeting and vote followed on May 11.
PEI UPSE/NUPGE members voted 84% in favour of the new collective agreement which provides staff more security and support in regard to their positions with Community Connections.
Community Connections Inc. is a non-profit organization which provides a range of employment, residential, and support services to adult persons with intellectual disabilities in the region of East Prince, Prince Edward Island.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 360,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. NUPGE