Elmvale, Ont. – July 28, 2022 – Health care members at Revera Sara Vista Long-Term Care Home can breathe a sigh of relief after securing a new three-year contract that increases wages, shift premiums, and more, which is good news for an embattled sector that has been grappling with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Registered Nurses (RNs) will see wages increase by 1.75 percent in year one of the contract, 1.75 percent in year two, and 1.75 percent in the final year of the contract. Shift premiums will also be increased by 25 cents over the life of the agreement, while vision coverage goes up by $50. Members will also see improved vacation entitlement, bereavement language, and a renewal of the training and education fund.
To read more about the collective bargaining victory at Sara Vista Long-Term Care, click here.
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