New Harbour agency unionized
NAPE to represent employees at All Care Home Support Ltd.
Some 70 employees of a home care business based in New Harbour, Trinity Bay are the latest to be unionized in this province.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE) announced May 31 that it had been certified by the Labour Relations Board as the bargaining agent for employees with All Care Home Support Ltd.
It’s the 21st home care business in the province to be unionized by NAPE, said union president Carol Furlong.
She said the total number of home care workers represented by NAPE has now reached approximately 3,000.
She said the union hopes to reach a collective agreement for the employees at All Care Home Support in the very near future.
“NAPE continues to organize home care agencies, while at the same time we strive to negotiate better wages and benefits for their employees,” Furlong stated in a news release.
Furlong said NAPE is aggressively continuing its attempts to organize the remaining home care agencies in the province.
The owner for All Care Home Support Limited, Joan Hillier, was not available for comment.