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Hospital, union reach deal

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95 percent of workers vote to ratify new contract

By Martin Salazar

More than six years after employees at Alta Vista Regional Hospital first voted to form a union, they finally have a contract with the hospital.

Of the 184 employees covered by the union, 95 percent voted Wednesday to ratify the agreement negotiated by the hospital and the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees-District 1199.

For Amanda Vigil, a registered nurse who has worked at Alta Vista for 10 years, the new contract is a blessing.


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