Thursday, June 14, 2007

Sask. health-care workers announce strike mandate

It sounds like hospital pharmacists in Saskatchewan may soon be on strike.

From CBC News:
The union for 2,700 health-care professionals in Saskatchewan has been given a strike mandate by its members.

The Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan says money, recruitment and retention are the main issues.

"This has been an extremely discouraging round of provincial negotiations," said union president Chris Driol. "Until we decided to talk to our members about a strike vote the employer flatly refused to discuss our issues." ...more

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