CUPE Nova Scotia

CUPE Nova Scotia

CUPE Nova Scotia represents more than 19,000 working women and men employed throughout the public sector.  We are proud to be part of Canada's largest and fastest-growing union. CUPE represents workers in health care, education, municipalities, libraries, child care, universities, social services, public utilities, transportation, emergency services, and airlines.

CUPE members are service-providers, white-collar workers, technicians, laborers, skilled tradespeople, and professionals. More than half of CUPE members are women. About one-third of our members works part-time.

McNeil Liberals need to take a serious look at 'Alternative Budget 2016'

The president of CUPE Nova Scotia, Mike McNeil, says Premier McNeil and Finance Minister Randy Delorey need to take a serious look at the alternative budget released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA-NS).

CUPE asks Karen Casey for child care review results

CUPE Child Care Co-ordinator Naomi Stewart has written NS Education/ECE Minister Karen Casey, asking her when she'll be releasing the results from a review of regulated child care that she launched in January, 2015.

Dark day for labour relations in Nova Scotia - CUPE

The president of CUPE Nova Scotia, Mike McNeil, says “Today is a dark day for labour relations in our province and for tens of thousands of public employees and their Charter rights.

CUPE NS urging Minister Glavine to support a new Health Accord

CUPE NS President Mike McNeil is urging the province’s health minister, Leo Glavine, to support a new Health Accord at the upcoming meeting of ministers in Vancouver.

2016 CUPE Nova Scotia Convention Call

It is that time of year again to start planning for convention.  Please find all of the documents and information concerning Convention 2016, which is being held in Yarmouth.

Here is the Winter/Spring 2016 CUPE workshop schedule

Attached in PDF format is our winter/spring schedule of CUPE workshops being offered to CUPE locals from February to June of 2016.

Fundraiser for Joyce and Bob King

CUPE member Joyce King and her husband Bob recently lost all of their possessions in a house fire. Here are the details of a fundraising event that's taking place this Saturday, Feb. 6 at 2pm in Lawrencetown :

CUPE NS joins chorus calling for health minister's resignation

The president of CUPE Nova Scotia, Mike McNeil, says his union agrees with a number of groups who are calling for health minister Leo Glavine’s resignation over changes to seniors’ Pharmacare.

Regional Meetings

The Regional Meetings scheduled for February 8,th, 9th and 10th in Sydney, Baddeck and Port Hawkesvury have been cancelled due to pending weather. The safety of our members comes first. Watch for updates for rescheduled dates.