THUNDER BAY, ON, Aug. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Unifor local 229 is pleased that the board of the Port Arthur Heath Care Centre has agreed to return to the bargaining table tomorrow.
"We are looking forward to sitting down to engage in a constructive dialogue and hope to reach an agreement that meets the needs of both parties and puts an end to a labour dispute that is entering its 19th week," said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President.
Unifor Local 229 represents 65 women who work as appointment secretaries, medical aides and in medical records at the Centre who went on strike on April 9, 2018.
Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing 315,000 workers in every major area of the economy. The union advocates for all working people and their rights, fights for equality and social justice in Canada and abroad, and strives to create progressive change for a better future.
For further information: Unifor Communications Director Natalie Clancy: Natalie.Clancy@unifor.org or (902) 478-9238 (cell).