Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)



Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

March 28, 2014 15:13 ET

Maple Hill Manor employees cancel information pickets after employer tables new offer

NEW WATERFORD, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - March 28, 2014) - CUPE nursing home workers at Maple Hill Manor in New Waterford have cancelled plans to hold information pickets next week, after their employer withdrew a controversial bargaining proposal.

CUPE National Representative Kathy MacLeod says, "We will now be taking a revised offer to the 60 members of Local 2765, minus the concession to our seniority provisions.

Says MacLeod, "We have scheduled a ratification meeting for next Monday evening, March 31, in New Waterford.

Local 2765 represents all unionized employees at The Manor, with the exception of nurses.

Contact Information

  • Kathy MacLeod
    CUPE National Representative
    (902) 578-3304 (m)

    John McCracken
    CUPE Communications Representative
    (902) 880-8057 (m)