Provincial Government Reaches Tentative Agreements with the Association of Allied Health Professionals

Government News Release

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has reached a tentative agreement with the Association of Allied Health Professionals (AAHP). The tentative agreement will extend the Association’s current collective agreement until June 30, 2022 and is subject to ratification by AAHP’s approximately 750 members.

The agreement will extend to all aspects of the current collective agreement, with the exception of certain specific amendments. Amendments include a salary increase and a reduction to long-term financial liabilities through changes to post-employment benefits for new employees.

The AAHP will present the tentative agreement to its membership in the coming weeks. Specific details on the changes to the current agreement will be released subject to successful ratification.

Quotes
“This is a very good week for the province’s workforce. Yesterday we reached tentative agreements with CUPE and now today an agreement with the Association of Allied Health Professionals. These fiscally responsible agreements are in line with our government’s commitment to providing high-quality programs and services in a financially sustainable way.”
Honourable Steve Crocker
Minister Responsible for the Treasury Board Secretariat

“Throughout Newfoundland and Labrador, there are hundreds of qualified and skilled health care professionals that support people living in our communities. Their contribution to the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of a wide range of medical conditions is vital to our health care system and we appreciate their valuable contributions.”
Honourable John Haggie
Minister of Health and Community Services

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Source Article from https://www.gov.nl.ca/releases/2021/exec/0113n03/
Provincial Government Reaches Tentative Agreements with the Association of Allied Health Professionals

Source: https://www.gov.nl.ca/releases/2021/exec/0113n03/
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