POLITICS
07/28/2014 01:51 EDT | Updated 09/27/2014 05:59 EDT

Unionized nursing home workers in New Brunswick reach tentative agreement

FREDERICTON - A union representing nursing home workers in New Brunswick says a tentative agreement has been reached after nearly two years of negotiations.

The New Brunswick Council of Nursing Home Unions says it's hopeful the deal will be accepted by its 4,100 employees in 46 nursing homes.

Local executives will meet Aug. 8 to explain the details of the agreement.

A vote will then be held on Aug. 18.