Thursday, July 12, 2007

Premier backs deal giving health professionals money to stay in Saskatchewan

From CBC News:
Saskatchewan's premier is backing a tentative contract agreement that gives experienced health professionals more money to stay in the province.

Premier Lorne Calvert says the demand for health professionals is high across Canada and that retention money will help keep senior workers in the province's health system. Calvert says the workers, who include paramedics and hospital pharmacists, are sought after by other jurisdictions.

The tentative agreement, reached overnight, gives a 2.5 per cent retention adjustment for health professionals with more than five years of experience. ...more

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