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City continues negotiations with paramedics’ union 

Guelph, Ont., February 23, 2016 – Collective bargaining continues on February 24, 25 and 26 between the City and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) Local 231 representing the City’s paramedics. The City values the important work paramedics do, and aims to negotiate an agreement that is fair to its employees, affordable for Guelph citizens, and aligns with other City employee groups’ contracts. Community safety is a priority; ambulance services will not be affected during contract negotiations. The contract for Guelph-Wellington Emergency Medical Services’ 157 full- and part-time paramedics ended in March 2015. Updates on the contract negotiations will be posted on guelph.ca/opseu. For more information David Godwaldt General Manager, Human Resources 519-822-1260, extension 2848 david.godwaldt@guelph.ca

City and CUPE set additional negotiation dates

Guelph, Ont., February 17, 2016 – The City of Guelph and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) locals 241, 973 and 1946, representing outside, office and library city employees, continue to work to reach a collective agreement. Both the City and CUPE bargaining teams have agreed to meet on February 18, 19 and March 1 to discuss agreements for locals 241 and 973, and on Saturday, February 20 to talk about the local 1946 agreement. The City is committed to working with CUPE to reach a collective agreement that is fair for employees, reasonable and affordable for citizens, and aligns with settlements of other unionized employee groups. Regular updates will be posted online at guelph.ca/cupe. For more information David Godwaldt General Manager, Human Resources City… Continue reading City and CUPE set additional negotiation dates