CUPE shocked at Summer Street refusal to accept settlement negotiated with provincial government

Representatives of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 2330 say they are left with no choice, but to file for conciliation after learning on July 7 that Summer Street Industries, in New Glasgow, intends to ignore a settlement that was negotiated with the Nova Scotia provincial government. Summer Street, an organization that provides … Read more…

CUPE to pursue 12% wage increase awarded to LPNs who worked at former Capital Health locations

Louise Riley

CUPE Nova Scotia is pleased that Arbitrator Lorraine Lafferty issued a consent award yesterday to licensed practical nurses (LPN) who are members of NSGEU and will now pursue the same award for members of the Canadian Union of Employees (CUPE). “CUPE fully intends to ensure that our members receive wage parity,” says Louise Riley, chairperson … Read more…