Traditional funding and operation for Cape Breton hospitals in the public’s best interest: CUPE Nova Scotia

“Reversing the decision to construct two new health centres in Cape Breton through public-private partnerships (P3s) was the right one,” says CUPE Nova Scotia President Nan McFadgen. “The traditional model that includes public funding, maintenance and operations is in the best interest of Nova Scotians.” At a panel discussion held in Halifax on Tuesday, the … Read more…

Northside Guest Home long-term care workers take strike vote

Strike Vote - Northside Guest Home in Sydney

Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1876, workers employed by the Northside Guest Home in North Sydney, voted 93 per cent in favour of a strike at a meeting held September 25, 2019. “It’s been very disappointing that the employer has not taken our members’ concerns seriously,” said CUPE 1876 President … Read more…