Calling all CUPE long-term care members! Invitation to participate in research study

Male CNA nursing assistant ensures that a patient follows protocol remaining a safe distance from a visitor sitting on other side of a glass wall erected on the porch at a nursing home

Are you a CUPE member working in long-term care? You’re invited to participate in a research project entitled “The Work Culture of Nursing Homes in Nova Scotia: A Qualitative Study”. CUPE Nova Scotia’s Division Executive is encouraging our members to be interviewed for this exciting study that will help us advocate for our members. About … Read more…

CUPE calls on Ottawa to conduct inquiry: the only appropriate response to largest mass shooting in Canadian history

Illustration: map of Nova Scotia with a heart

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) , the largest union in Canada, is calling on the federal government to conduct a full public inquiry into the worst mass shooting in Canadian history that occurred in Nova Scotia in April, the only appropriate response to the largest mass shooting in Canadian history. Both CUPE National … Read more…

School support staff raise concerns about inadequate funding and staffing

School students using hand sanitizer after entering a classroom.

Representatives of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Nova Scotia Division say the Province’s plan to re-open schools is missing important details to ensure that students, and staff, can return to school safely. “CUPE education support workers make safe and inclusive learning in Nova Scotia schools possible,” says CUPE NS President Nan McFadgen. “Today’s … Read more…