News release: Council of Health Care Unions get strike mandate

Today, the Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions announced that health care bargaining unit members who voted – voted 93% in support of a province-wide strike.

We thank all the members who participated in the vote.

The Council of Unions is under a media black out until members have the opportunity to vote on a proposed agreement with the Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK.

CUPE 8920 has 4,700 members are employed by the Nova Scotia Health Authority, which consists of eight area health authorities.