May 29,

Board of Health and OPSEU Approve New Collective Agreement  

April 11, 2017 –  Peterborough Public Health announced today that the Board of Health ratified an agreement reached with OPSEU Local 327 at its March 8, 2017 meeting.

Earlier in March, this deal was ratified by OPSEU members, thereby securing a new five-year contract ending March 31, 2021.

“We are very pleased with the commitment to collaborate effectively demonstrated by OPSEU and Peterborough Public Health in this negotiation. The outcome is something we can be proud of because this agreement reflects many of the objectives both parties wanted to achieve. Our focus now is for our employees to continue delivering the great programs and services that make this community one of the best in Ontario,” said Larry Stinson, Director of Operations for Peterborough Public Health. “This agreement is a win-win, because it supports our high-quality programs and services to continue and was negotiated with fairness and equity in mind.”

The OPSEU members at Peterborough Public Health include Public Health Nutritionists, Health Promoters, Infant Development Workers and Dental Hygienists.

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Brittany Cadence

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705-743-1000, ext. 391

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