The professionals working at Orchard View ensure those residing at the long-term care facility receive the best care possible in a safe and welcoming environment.
Fredericton (30 Jan. 2019) — The employees of the Orchard View Long-Term Care Home in Gagetown reached a tentative agreement with the employer on a new contract.
First collective agreement — a building block for long-term care workers
The tentative deal was reached on January 22. The New Brunswick Union (NBU/NUPGE) represents the workers at Orchard View.
“While there’s work still to be done on this agreement, this would mark the first contract for this group,” said Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President. “The next step is to present the deal to all members, answer their questions, and have a vote.”
The group joined the NBU/NUPGE in 2016. The professionals working at Orchard View ensure those residing at the long-term care facility receive the best care possible in a safe and welcoming environment.
"I want to thank everyone involved for their dedication and hard work during the negotiation process," said Proulx-Daigle. "Both sides displayed mutual respect for the positions presented, which makes for good conditions to negotiate."
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 390,000 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