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Care Center workers approve new two-year contract

Northern Montana Health Care and the union representing licensed practical nurses and other professionals at Northern Montana Care Center have agreed to a new two-year contract.

Sara Thody of Great Falls, executive officer of Local 8 of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, said the contract was approved by union members Thursday by a margin of about 55 percent.

"There are a few people that weren't happy with it but it got ratified," she said.

Not all union members voted, she said, but she declined to give the vote count.

Thody said the agreement was reached after three negotiation ses...


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