Mediator / Arbitrator William Kaplan awarded people in the health care bargaining unit an increase in shift and weekend premiums.
Health Care workers were awarded an increase of 50 cents per hour above their current hourly wage. Shift premiums are added compensation earned when people are assigned to work on evenings, overnights or weekends.
The increase will be implemented as follows:
15 cents effective date of award (August 15, 2018)15 cents, August 1, 201920 cents, October 31, 2020