DSM Members Accept Employer's Offer
Sep 22, 2016
the ballots were counted and the Diagnostic Services of Manitoba (DSM) Locals
(388-390, 392, and 393) have ratified the employer's final offer.
was without a contract for two years, and ended up giving their Bargaining
Committee a strike mandate on August 20th after repeated requests to the
employer to return to the bargaining table went unanswered. On September 1st,
after a day spent at the bargaining table with the employer, the Committee
received a final offer from DSM and arranged ratification meetings with a
recommendation to accept.
new agreement has laid the groundwork for the next round of bargaining (set to
commence in 2018) and senior leaders from DSM and members of the Local
executive will be meeting to look for ways to address issues of recruitment and
retention during the life of the agreement.
Any members of the Locals who were unable to attend an information session can contact their Local Executive or contact the MGEU Resource Centre for more information about the offer.