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2014-04-04 20:20:19

Minister Leitch congratulates parties on reaching an agreement OTTAWA, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today congratulated the Halifax Employers Association on successfully reaching a new collective agreement at the Port of Halifax. This agreement covers approximately 300 longshoremen, foremen and walking bosses, as well as approximately 70 checkers and 70 gear repair men working at the Halifax port. The parties'...

2013-02-21 08:36:45

MONTREAL, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Maritime Employers Association and Local 375 CUPE Longshoremen's have just inked a new collective agreement which will allow the Port of Montreal to continue its operations while remaining competitive and ensuring its growth. The Memorandum of Agreement, signed on January 4, 2013 by both parties, was presented yesterday to union members attending the union meeting. The new collective is valid for a 6 year period and the negotiations focused...

2013-02-16 08:20:09

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The union representing 900 Sunwing flight attendants concluded a tentative agreement with the company this morning. The agreement will be submitted to members for a vote following a round of general meetings in March. If accepted, this will be the first collective agreement for Sunwing flight attendants, who voted to join the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) in March 2012. In early February, the union had raised the possibility of a...

2013-02-15 20:20:09

TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The union representing 900 Sunwing flight attendants concluded a tentative agreement with the company this morning. The agreement will be submitted to members for a vote following a round of general meetings in March. If accepted, this will be the first collective agreement for Sunwing flight attendants, who voted to join the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) in March 2012. In early February, the union had raised the possibility of a...

2012-12-20 16:20:37

OTTAWA, Dec. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada Post is pleased that employees represented by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have ratified the tentative agreements that were negotiated in October with their bargaining agent. The new collective agreements will take effect on December 21, 2012, both for urban employees and for Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMCs, who are also represented by CUPW). The agreements are in effect until 2016. Canada Post and its employees must now...

2012-11-09 12:21:54

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Workers at the Transportation Security Administration made history today when they voted to ratify the first-ever collective bargaining agreement at the agency. The agreement between the American Federation of Government Employees and TSA was ratified with a vote of 17,326-1,774. "AFGE is proud that TSA workers finally have a union contract that will improve their working lives and bring stability to the workforce," said AFGE National...

2012-11-01 15:27:19

VANCOUVER, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - The Professional Association of Residents of British Columbia (PAR-BC) is pleased to announce that its membership has ratified a new Collective Agreement with the Health Employers Association of British Columbia (HEABC). The vote was 78% in favor of ratification. This new contract for 2010 - 2014 provides for concise language on Occupational Health and Safety and includes contraceptives (oral, injectable and IUD) in the benefits plan. Residents will...

2012-09-28 10:23:15

VANCOUVER, Sept. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - A tentative agreement has been reached between the Professional Association of Residents of British Columbia (PAR-BC) and the Health Employers Association of British Columbia (HEABC). The tentative four-year deal brings BC more in line with other provinces and addresses key issues raised by residents.  Improvements include: occupational health and safety language to ensure adequate access to care; an additional day to attend the birth of a...

2012-09-28 10:21:43

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) and its U. S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc. subsidiary today announced that its United Steelworkers-represented employees have ratified new three-year collective bargaining agreements. One agreement covers approximately 16,000 employees at U. S. Steel's domestic flat-rolled and iron ore mining facilities as well as tubular operations in Lorain, Ohio, and Fairfield, Ala. The second agreement covers...

2012-09-14 10:22:08

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today extended its congratulations to the members of the United Workers Union of Liberia (UWUL) who after years of organizing have achieved the first collective bargaining agreement with a mining company since Liberia's civil war forced the shutdown of the iron ore mines in the mid-1990s. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) In an August 30th signing ceremony in Monrovia,...