'After 13 days of bargaining, the team has negotiated a three-year collective agreement which will expire on March 31, 2011.'
Toronto (17 Sept. 2009) - The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE) has reached a tentative agreement on behalf of the employees it represents with Canadian Blood Services and Diagnostics.
"After 13 days of bargaining, the team has negotiated a three-year collective agreement which will expire on March 31, 2011," OPSEU says.
"The team is recommending the members accept the tentative agreement. Thanks go to team members Brenda Thompson, Cathie Bergman-Richards, Cindy Kissick, Tom Goddard, and John (Reid) MacDonald, along with staff negotiator Tracy More, for all their hard work during bargaining."
Highlights of the new agreement, along with details on a ratification vote, will be published shortly.
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