MAHCP Central Table Vote Results

The majority of MAHCP members, of the Central Table bargaining units, who voted have ratified the collective agreement.

Winnipeg (Sept. 2011) - On August 31st, 2011, after Seventy-nine of days of negotiations, a tentative agreement was reached between the Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals (MAHCP) and Manitoba Health Care Employers who participate in Central Bargaining with the MAHCP.

 

The MAHCP Negotiations Committee, comprised of Wendy Despins - President, Lee Manning - Executive Director and ten MAHCP members who work within the 22 MAHCP Central Table bargaining units, recommended that membership accept the tentative agreement.

 

Members from the 22 Central Table bargaining units had the opportunity to consider the employers’ offer and vote to accept, or reject, that offer over the past two weeks. Results of those votes were tabulated with the following Province wide outcome.

 

Number of Eligible Voters

Number of Ballots Cast

Percentage of Member Turnout

Number of

YES Ballots

Number of

No Ballots

Spoiled Ballots

%

IN FAVOUR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3918

1924

49.11%

1232

674

18

64.6%

 

The majority of members, of the Central Table bargaining units, who voted have ratified the collective agreement. The following bargaining units have new collective agreements that will run from April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2014.

 

Actionmarguerite (Tache)

Brandon RHA

Burntwood RHA

CancerCare - Laboratory

Community Therapy Services


Concordia
Hospital

Deer Lodge Centre

Diagnostic Services
Manitoba

Health Sciences Centre

Misericordia Health Centre

NorMan RHA

Rehabilitation Centre for Children

Seven
Oaks
General
Hospital

South Eastman Health

St. Boniface General Hospital


Victoria
General
Hospital

WRHA - Pharmacy Program

WRHA - Corporate Program

 

Although approximately two-thirds of the MAHCP Central Table membership did vote to ratify the tentative agreement, there are five bargaining units that have rejected the proposed settlement.

 

MAHCP members from those five units have already been contacted and meetings are occurring with those bargaining units to discuss the concerns they have with respect to the recommended settlement and to develop a plan to share those concerns with their employers.

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