(New Glasgow) CUPE Local 2503 members, employees of Shiretown Nursing Home in Pictou, have overwhelmingly ratified a new, three-year deal.
Members of CUPE Local 1723, who work at Milford Haven Nursing Home in Guysborough, have also accepted the deal.
The votes took place June 24th and 25th respectively.
Some 3,000 CUPE nursing home workers across the province have begun ratification votes on the tentative agreement reached with the provincial government.
The three-year, CUPE deal expires on October 31, 2004.
Terry Goulding, CUPE Natlonal Rep.
(902) 752-2244 (o)
John McCracken, CUPE Communications Rep.
(902) 455-4180 (o)