For Immediate Release:

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

NAPE Reaches Tentative Agreement with WHSCC

ST. JOHN’S, NL – The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE) and the Workplace, Health, Safety and Compensation Commission (WHSCC) have reached a tentative agreement for 292 employees at the WHSCC.

According to NAPE President Carol Furlong, the tentative agreement is based on the template agreement for public sector workers. There are also additional improvements in monetary and other contract language. Furlong stated, “NAPE was pleased that all concessions were removed by the employer in order to reach a deal”.

WHSCC has officers located in Corner Brook, Grand Falls-Windsor and St. John’s. Details of the tentative agreement will be released to members at the ratification meetings.

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For further information please contact:

Keith Dunne, NAPE Campaigns and Communications Coordinator

(phone)          709.570.2501           

(cell)               709.631.9737