Unions representing health care professionals across Canada say a new and more reasonable regulation process is badly needed.
Information going out this month to members across British Columbia in advance of ratification voting to take place in late January and early February.
'The four-year deal includes a general wage increase of 2.75% in each of the last two years and a no lay-off clause.'
'Rather than waste time on discussions that were clearly going nowhere.'
Memorandum negotiated by OPSEU amounts to substantial victory for members of Local 505.
Key goal is to address recruitment and retention issues and how best to address these challenges.
'We demand that our public health care system be protected and not secretly dismantled by the Stelmach government.'
'The bargaining association is satisfied that there is forward momentum in negotiations.'
Dozens of events will be held across the province on Friday (Dec. 3) to fight back against the McGuinty government's plan to scapegoat public sector workers.
Proposed settlement contains significant wage increases and other gains for Vancouver Island employees.