HRM outside workers vote in favour of job action

Talks have broken off between outside workers at the Halifax Regional Municipality and their employer. After 18 days of bargaining, including two days of conciliation, the members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 108 voted overwhelmingly in favour of job action on Friday, February 21. The local has been without a contract since … Read more…

Tentative agreement reached between CUPE 227 and Halifax Water

Late last night, Halifax Water and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 227 reached a tentative agreement. The agreement still needs to be ratified by CUPE Local 227 members and approved by the Halifax Water Board. Halifax Water General Manager Carl Yates said, “This tentative agreement is great news for our customers and … Read more…

Collective agreement awarded for health support members

A collective agreement is now in place for health support members after mediation-arbitration which took place last month. Local 8920 members in the Health Support Bargaining Unit can contact their local area vice-presidents if they have any questions. Click on the link below for details from the media release. The new collective agreement can be found … Read more…