TORONTO, Dec. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - The following statement was issued today
on behalf of Canadian Red Cross and Red Cross Care Partners regarding
the status of contract negotiations with SEIU Healthcare, the union
representing Personal Support Workers of both organizations:
On December 24, SEIU Healthcare, Canadian Red Cross and Red Cross Care
Partners mutually agreed to an arbitration to end the strike action
that began on December 11. The arbitration will occur in January.
Employees return to work on December 27.
We recognize that this has been a challenging time for some of our
clients and their families. Our clients' safety and well being has
been our top priority and we are pleased that a resolution to the
strike has been reached and that regular service for all of our clients
SOURCE: Canadian Red Cross
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