PIPSC signs Tentative Agreement for the Thunder Bay Radiation Therapists Group.
On January 30, 2015, the Institute and Thunder Bay Hospital have reached a tentative agreement. If ratified the collective agreement will cover the period of October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2016. Members will receive retroactively a 2.5% economic increase from October 1, 2014 and a 1.4% economic increase on October 1, 2015. The Mechanical Technologists (MT) and the Physics Assistant will receive an additional 5.22 cents an hour retroactively from October 1, 2014 (prior to applying economic increase). The on call premium for weekdays and weekends is increased by .30 cents an hour and paid holidays by .40 cents. In addition, there are improvements to the Bereavement leave and Early retiree benefits provisions. The Institute recommends the ratification of this agreement to the membership.