Nova Scotia health-care unions seek strike vote

Thousands of Nova Scotia health-care workers, including lab technologists, in-hospital paramedics and child psychologists, could be walking off the job soon. The health-care bargaining unit, which is made up of members of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union, CUPE, Unifor and the Nova Scotia Nurses Union, sent a message to its members Wednesday with…

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Sask. registered nurses ratify new four-year agreement

REGINA, March 24, 2016: Members of the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) have ratified a March 3, 2016 tentative agreement reached with the Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations (SAHO). In province-wide voting yesterday, 91.5 per cent of members who cast ballots voted to accept the new four-year agreement. “SUN members are pleased to have language in their new contract that…

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Contract talks stall between Sask. RNs, health districts

Key issue is ability of nurses to call in extra staff when patient safety at risk, nurses union says Collective bargaining talks between Saskatchewan's registered nurses and management have stalled. On Thursday, the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) said that after seven months of bargaining with the Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations, they are at an impasse. Details of…

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