'We hope that these benefits will set a new template for collective bargaining in the future.' - Carol Furlong.
The union negotiating team recommending acceptance. Ratification votes will take place in the coming weeks.
Province demanding long list of unacceptable concessions, including the issue of sick leave which nearly led to a province-wide strike by Ontario correctional workers.
Members of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE/NUPGE) in 14 public sector bargaining units have voted to accept their tentative agreements.
Newfoundland and Labrador is not living up to commitments made, says NAPE president Carol Furlong
Union recommends acceptance when ratification votes are held in January.