Largest nurses' union reaches deal with province

Key gain is pay hike for shift work. Sue Montgomery & Kevin Dougherty, Montréal Gazette, November 15, 2010 After a year of tough negotiations, Québec's largest nurses' union said yesterday it won important gains in an agreement in principle reached Saturday with the provincial government, including an annual 3.45-percent pay increase for shift work. Nurses working regular day shifts in CLSCs and other public institutions will receive a two-per-cent pay increase per year. The 58,000 members of the Fédération interprofessionelle de la santé du Québec, who often have gone on strike to get a deal ... Largest