Nurses happy with new deal on shift bonus

Premiums to rise in new contract. Moderate rise in extra pay for working hardest jobs is the first in 25 years. Irwin Block, Montréal Gazette, June 11, 2010 When union leader Nadine Lambert resurfaces as an intensive-care nurse, she believes the proposed new deal on working conditions will result in major improvements for herself and 108,000 workers in Quebec's health and social services sector. Lambert, president of the nurses' union affiliated with the Confederation des syndicats nationaux, set aside her day job at Ste. Justine's Hospital to negotiate the non-monetary clauses of the tentative agreement reached Thursday. ... Nurses