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The Regional Municipality of York and Ontario Nurses’ Association reach tentative agreement



Newmarket – The Regional Municipality of York and the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) have reached a tentative two-year labour agreement for 234 unionized York Region public health nurses.

The tentative agreement comes following a series of negotiations between the two parties and the assistance of a Ministry of Labour-appointed mediator.

The tentative contract is subject to a ratification vote by the ONA membership and approval of York Regional Council.

If ratified, the contract is retroactive to April 1, 2017 and expires March 31, 2019.

The Regional Municipality of York is represented by three unions: The York Region units of CUPE Local 905 and CUPE Local 905 Long Term Care (LTC) and the Ontario Nurses’ Association.

Agreements between The Regional Municipality of York and CUPE Local 905 and CUPE Local 905 LTC Term Care were successfully reached in 2016 and 2017, respectively.

The Regional Municipality of York consists of nine local cities and towns, and provides a variety of programs and services to 1.2 million residents, 51,000 businesses with 600,000 employees. More information about the Region’s key service areas is available at york.ca/regionalservices

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Media Contact:
Jennifer Mitchell, Manager, Corporate Communications
The Regional Municipality of York
Phone: 1-877-464-9675, ext. 71236, Cell: 905-955-2533
Email: jennifer.mitchell@york.ca


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