June 19, 2003
NEWMARKET – The Regional Municipality of York and the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) have reached a tentative collective agreement on a new three-year contract following nine hours of mediated negotiations yesterday.
Both parties signed a tentative settlement agreement last night, and each party has agreed to ratify the tentative settlement within two weeks.
Local 16 of the ONA represent 184 public health nurses employed by The Regional Municipality of York.
Both the Region and the ONA have agreed to keep all details of the tentative settlement confidential until York Regional Council and the members of Local 16 of the ONA ratify the contract.
For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, the services we offer and links to our nine area municipalities, please visit our Web site at www.region.york.on.ca
For more information on the Ontario Nurses’ Association, please visit www.ona.org
Contact: Patrick Casey, Senior Media Relations Specialist, York Region