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(Sydney) Six more Nova Scotia nursing homes have voted in favour of strike action all of them in Cape Breton.

The strike votes (as listed below) range from 86% up to 100% in favour of job action.

CUPE National Representative Jacquie Bramwell says, These strike votes are a strong indication of what CUPE nursing home workers think of the governments latest offer.”

They are simply not prepared to accept the governments offer of a 6% wage increase over four years, especially with zero percent in the first year.

1183Harbourstone300 86%
1485Inverary Manor 73 100%
1562MacGillivray Guest Home 125 99%
1782Richmond Villa 55100%
1876Northside Community Guest Home75 98%
2031Foyer Pr0065 Fiset72 98%
3630Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home 70 100%

For information:
Jacquie Bramwell - CUPE National Rep. - (902) 539-4933 (o)
John McCracken - CUPE Communications Representative - (902) 455-4180 (o)