RCMPs union reaches tentative deal with Ottawa — a

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For the first time ever, a union representing?RCMP members?has reached a tentative collective agreement?with the federal government to coverhealth-care workers who work with patients directly?more than 20,000 Mounties.

The National Police Federation announced this morning that, after 23 months of negotiations, its board of directors?has endorsed a tentative deal with the Treasury Board of Canada.

“This new collective agreement will provide RCMP members with fair, competitive compensation after falling behind other provincial and municipal police services for far too long and going without a raise for four-and-a-half years,” said union president Brian Sauvé in a statement.

?“It will also help create a more clears rolling file, predictable, and defined workplace for all Membersvaccine_hesitancy, and support recruitment and increased resources benefiting all Canadians.”

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