NAPE/NUPGE certified to represent home care workers with Exploits Homecare Agenc.
“We are ready to get to the bargaining table to negotiate collective agreements that reflect the value of the vital services our members provide to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador.”
Employees will receive pay increases totalling 20% over a four-year period.
Workers end four-month lockout by accepting wage adjustments totalling $3 an hour over a five-year contract.
Four-year deal contains pay raises totalling 13%.
'The 15 employees have made history not only because of the length of the strike but also because of their display of courage in their struggle against injustice.' - Carol Furlong, NAPE president.
Demonstrators appeal to outgoing and incoming premiers to step in and resolve the long impasse.
NAPE president questions whether Premier Danny Williams has any understanding of issues at stake.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE/NUPGE) has reached a tentative agreement for workers at the Bay St. George Community Employment Corporation (CEC).
Wages key issue for employees at private manufacturer of cookies, candy and flavoured syrups.