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OMA Deal: Surprise! Bargaining works

It’s a sign of our times when a simple labour agreement can be framed as a political triumph.

The latest is news the Ontario Medical Association reached a deal with the provincial government this week on behalf of 25,000 doctors.

Here’s the shocker: there was some give and take. This wasn’t supposed to be possible in this new austerity landscape.

The government took two years of zeros. The docs got the government to reverse some of the unilateral fee cuts from earlier this year.

Don’t we all feel better now?

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