Whitehorse hospital nurses, health-care staff sign new contract

CBC News, June 30, 2008 A strike has been averted at the Whitehorse General Hospital, as management and the union representing nurses and other health-care professionals signed a new collective agreement late Friday. The new contract includes a nine per cent wage increase over three years for about 150 nurses, pharmacists, dieticians, social workers, therapists and other health-care staff at the Whitehorse hospital. The workers will also receive a two per cent market adjustment in the third year of the contract ... Whitehorse