Who: The New Brunswick Council of Nursing Home Unions (CUPE), representing 2,600 nursing home workers at 36 nursing homes across the province.
What: Media conference
Where: Fredericton Inn, Regent Street, Fredericton
When: 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2002
Why: To release and discuss a report on workload in nursing homes commissioned by the province and prepared by independent consultants DMR. The report clearly indicates that there is a crisis in NB’s nursing homes that can only be resolved by hiring more staff system-wide.
For more information:
Gordon Black, CUPE Nursing Homes Coordinator,
Michel Boudreau, President, NBCNHU, 506-381-7490