Bill 124 was struck down as unconstitutional in November.

OCHU-CUPE and SEIU had negotiated a “wage re-opener” provision in anticipation of such an eventuality. We triggered the re-opener provision and bargained with the hospitals unsuccessfully in March and arbitrated the outstanding issues in May.

The board of arbitration which dealt with the compensation issues covered by the “wage re-opener “ provision has issued its decision.

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