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CUPE reaches tentative agreement with HCRS

Oct 18, 2006 11:30 AM
 

New Glasgow) – A tentative agreement has been reached between CUPE Local 2330 and Highland Community Residential Services (HCRS).

The deal was reached yesterday after a marathon session in conciliation Monday and Tuesday.

CUPE Local 2330 President Betty Jean Sutherland says, “We have scheduled a ratification vote for this Saturday, October 21 at St. Gregory’s Church Hall from noon until 6:00 pm. We are asking all HCRS employees to come and vote during that time.”

“No details of the deal will be released until the vote is held on Saturday,” says Sutherland.

The tentative agreement is being recommended by the union’s negotiating committee.

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Betty Jean Sutherland
President CUPE Local 2330
(902) 396-5429 (h)
(902) 759-6382 (cell)

John McCracken
CUPE Communications Rep.
(902) 455-4180 (o)