HSA Board of Directors recommends members vote "Yes" for tentative agreement reached with West Coast Medical Imaging; Information Meetings Set for Next Week

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The Board of Directors of HSA is recommending that members vote “yes” in favour of the tentative agreement with West Coast Medical Imaging reached June 2.  The union’s negotiating committee lead by negotiators Dani Demetlika and Gurleen Sahota, with members represented at the bargaining table by Union bargaining committee members Garry Finnerty and Fran Wagner from the Lower Mainland and Lee McKellar and Jenn Frost from Victoria.

Highlights of the January 1, 2016 – March 31, 2020 agreement include achieving an agreement with no concessions, modest wage increases, improvements in sick and vacation leave usage, and agreement on processes to deal with casual seniority, and administration of the uniform policy.

Detailed information and terms of the tentative agreement will be presented at two meetings next week, where members will have an opportunity to review the proposed contract.

Ratification vote meetings, where members will vote on the tentative agreement will be scheduled for early July.
Information meetings:

• Date: Wednesday, June 22
• Time: 6 p.m.
• Location: HSA union office training room, 180 East Columbia, New Westminster
• Date: Thursday, June 23
• Time: 6 p.m.
• Location: WCMI Yates site meeting room, 203 - 1120 Yates Street, Victoria

Pizza and refreshments will be available at both meetings.