Contracted Support Service bargaining

HEU contracted support services members ratify four-year agreements

After eighteen months of member actions and tough bargaining, in November 2017 the CSSW sector finally came to a successful conclusion for 4,000 HEU members.

The new four-year deal covers HEU housekeepers and dietary workers who work for four multinational corporations across 40 acute care and long-term care facilities in four health authorities - Vancouver Coastal/Providence, Fraser, Provincial Health Services and Vancouver Island.

The eleven agreements established a new B.C.-wide industry standard across the sector, improving members' job security, rights and wages, and an agreement that ensures that when commercial contracts are re-tendered, members will keep their jobs, their collective agreement and their union.

Quick facts about contracted support services bargaining:

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