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Local 61 – CACL Antigonish Branch – Tentative Agreement Ratified by 100%

Your bargaining committee wishes to advise you that your tentative agreement has been ratified by 100 per cent of ballots cast. You now have a new collective agreement which runs from April 1st, 2012 to March 31st, 2015 Thank you for supporting your bargaining committee who worked hard on your behalf to achieve this collective […]

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Local 61 Canadian Association of Community Living, Antigonish Branch Tentative Agreement Reached

Your bargaining committee is pleased to advise that on Wednesday, November 27th, a tentative agreement was reached between the union and your employer. Your bargaining committee is recommending acceptance of the tentative agreement and the details will be presented and explained during the meeting outlined below. The employer has agreed to allow staff scheduled to work […]

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Local 61 – CACL Antigonish Branch – Union Files for Conciliation

Talks between your bargaining committee and your employer reached an impasse on Tuesday, October 1st, 2013. The union subsequently filed for conciliation on Thursday, October 3rd. What is Conciliation? Conciliation is the process of intervention in collective bargaining by a neutral third party knowledgeable in effective negotiation procedures.  This third party is called a ‘Conciliator’. This […]

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Local 61-Canadian Association of Community Living, Antigonish Branch – Additional Talks Scheduled

On May 27th and 28th your bargaining committee met with your employer to exchange bargaining proposals and discuss changes to your current collective agreement. The exchange was cordial and the talks will continue on Monday, June 24th and Tuesday, June 25th. The employer’s proposals consisted of some concessions. The union’s proposal will be sent to […]

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