CML Healthcare members ratify collective agreement
HSA members working at CML Healthcare, a private provider of medical diagnostic testing services, ratified a new collective agreement with this week.
The agreement was ratified by a 78 per cent vote in favour. For members in the Lower Mainland locations of CML Healthcare, it is a first agreement, as earlier this year they joined the existing bargaining unit representing their colleagues on Vancouver Island.
Highlights of the agreement include:
- Significant wage increases with an emphasis on improving starting wages
- Increased staffing to alleviate workload
- Occupational Health and Safety committee structures to address long standing safety issues at the Lower Mainland sites
CML Healthcare has a number of locations on Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland.