Blood Services Support workers ratify new collective agreement
28, 2013 Canadian Blood Services Support workers with
OPSEU have a new two-year collective agreement including a two per cent
general wage increase each year.
gains include job security improvements for part-time employees as well as
guaranteed hours. Job posting improvements are part of the new language, as
is the establishment of a Provincial Labour Management Table to help with
any significant workplace changes.
"Congratulations to the bargaining team for all of their hard work, and
thanks to all of the members who supported their team as they negotiated
this deal on their behalf," said OPSEU President, Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
"This new collective agreement offers strong wage improvements and
some important new language to ensure progress is made with key issues in
Negotiations lasted more than a year, and the two teams met 22 times during
the process. The agreement was ratified on Friday, January 25, 2013.
Anastasios Zafiriadis, OPSEU Negotiator: 1-800-268-7376 ext 8325