Public Health Ontario reaches tentative agreement
Deal includes improvements to wages, leave
04/06/2016|labour-reporter.com|Last Updated: 04/06/2016
Public Health Ontario and the Ontario Public Health Service Employees Union (OPSEU) reached a tentative agreement after 12 hours of mediation.
The deal — which affects OPSEU Local 863 members in Public Health Ontario labs across the province — includes improvements to wages and leave.
OPSEU represents workers at 16 Public Health Ontario labs and offices across Ontario.
Employees provide a wide range of clinical and environmental testing, including food-borne illness testing and drinking-water testing.
Additionally, employees investigate outbreaks and perform tests when bioterrorism is suspected.
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