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Workers at Firefly Northwest today reached a tentative contract agreement with their employer. No details of the settlement were released pending the results of a ratification vote that is scheduled for October. Firefly Northwest employs about 150 unionized workers. “With the assistance of a conciliator we were able to come to an agreement because both……

We the North

By a margin of 76 per cent workers at Firefly child treatment centres in northwest Ontario have voted in favour of walking off the job if contract talks with their employer fail to produce an agreement. One-third of the 150 workers, represented by OPSEU Local 702, have been without a wage increase for 12 years.……

We the North

A tentative three-year settlement was overwhelmingly ratified by the members of OPSEU Local 702, Firefly, on March 8, 2012. This first collective agreement was the result of the merger of two northern agencies within OPSEU’s Child Treatment Sector: Lake of the Woods Child Development Centre in Kenora and Patricia Centre for Children and Youth in……