Paramedics to be legislated back to the job

The seven month stand off that has seen occasional ambulance shortages across the province is about to come to an end, this after introduction by the Liberal Government today of a bill to impose a settlement in the long running dispute.

The paramedics who could not exercise a full scale walkout under the provisions of the essential services act, instead offered up a refusal of overtime and other methods to show their displeasure at the pace of negotiations and the rather minuscule offerings of the provincial government, the last offer described as “repugnant” and “a piece of crap” by the union’s negotiating team…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … 9291271816 )