PEIUPSE/NUPGE members ratify new agreement by 76 per cent.
Charlottetown (04 Sept. 2013) — Prince Edward Island Union of Public Sector Employees (PEIUPSE/NUPGE) President Debbie Bovyer announced a successful ratification of the Civil Service, IRAC and Workers Compensation Board collective agreement.
Members ratify new contract
Ratification ballots were counted by the negotiation committee the afternoon of August 28. Subsequent to the vote being held a strong 79 per cent majority in favour of the new agreement was declared.
President Bovyer said she is pleased with the response of the membership and the resounding approval of what she believes to be a strong agreement given the current fiscal restraint of government.
President Bovyer thanks all the members of the team for their hard work during negotiations and congratulates all of the public sector employees who will benefit over the coming years.
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