COVID-19 vaccine: protection for frontline workers

Illustration: vaccine development. Female and male wearing lab coats conducting lab testing

The recent Health Canada approval of a COVID-19 vaccine is an important development for Nova Scotians overall health and to protect the health and safety of our members. CUPE Nova Scotia supports Public Health and the vaccine rollout plan to prioritize vaccinations for the most vulnerable populations and those that provide care for them. CUPE NS encourages all … Read more…

CUPE Nova Scotia opposes pension clawback tabled by government trustees

CUPE Nova Scotia is disappointed to learn that board members of the Public Service Superannuation Plan Trustee Inc. (PSSPTI) are considering cuts to public service pension plan benefits. “The changes that the trustee board are considering would effectively cancel the much-needed Canada Pension Plan (CPP) enhancement for thousands of workers, including CUPE members, who are … Read more…

December 6: Remember and Work for Change

Black and white close-up photo of a woman with three other women in the background. Text: Together, we can make the world a safer place for women.

CUPE Nova Scotia and the CUPE Nova Scotia Women’s Committee is marking December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, by calling on CUPE members, and all Nova Scotians, to stand up and fight for change. This year, December 6 marks the 31st anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechique Massacre … Read more…