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(New Glasgow)  An overwhelming majority of CUPE hospital workers in Nova Scotia have accepted a new contract with the NSAHO.




CUPE Acute Care Coordinator, Wayne Thomas says:  “The results are in from across the province and an overwhelming majority of our members have accepted the new deal.” 




The new three-year agreement includes: 




  • Wage increases of 2.9% in each of the three years


  • For the first time ever, benefits for retirees outside of the capital district


  • Significant improvements to shift and week-end premiums


  • Improvement to the job selection process


  • Classification adjustments




The deal reached by five unions on the pension issue is contingent on CAW members ratifying their tentative agreement





For information:



John McCracken                                       

CUPE Communications Rep                  

(902) 455-4180 (o)                    


Karen MacKenzie

Chair, Provincial Negotiating Committee

(902) 899-0840 (cell)