Thursday, May 3, 2012
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 4:30 PM
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The Ontario Medical Association is calling on the Provincial Government to head back to the bargaining table with the help of a third party concilliator. President and Thunder Bay Doctor Stewart Kennedy says talks are stalled over the Province's proposed cuts to the fees doctors charge patients. Kennedy says cutting fees will hurt Northwestern Ontario's chances of retaining doctors.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 11:55 AM
Thunder Bay's Injured Workers Advocate Steve Mantis is the latest to disagree with the Premier's appointment of former Tory MPP Elizabeth Witmer to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. Mantis says the Premier should never have appointed the former Minister of Labour that was responsible for opening up the board to include the interests of both workers and employers. He suggests Dalton McGuinty saw the opportunity for a by-election with the appointment and jumped at the chance of getting a majority.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 11:51 AM
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Thunder Bay's Reliance Home Comfort staff are on strike. Union members put up picket lines yesterday after the company imposed working terms during collective bargaining. Spokesperson Dave Moffat says they want to keep the communication lines open.
Posted by The Giant 105.3 News at 10:10 AM
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