Members to vote on tentative agreement at CapitalCare.
Edmonton (06 June 2012) - The Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA/NUPGE) bargaining committee is recommending acceptance of the recent tentative agreement reached with CapitalCare on May 23.
The new three-year agreement contains improvements such as increases to mileage rates, expansion of bereavement leave language to include aunt, uncle, niece and nephew, increases to the paramedical coverage as well as an increase of 50 cents to the temporary assignment pay. Members will also receive one lump sum payment of $500.
HSAA/NUPGE members will be voting in two ways: e-voting and mail-in ballot. Those members who havegiven the union their personal email address will be provided with an email containing instructions and a link in order to vote. All other members will receive a mail-in ballot.
The new contract will expire on March 31, 2014.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 340,000 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