Address the cause, not the symptoms of overcrowding in hospitals: CUPE Nova Scotia

CUPE Nova Scotia, the union representing long term care workers and acute care workers across the province, says the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) needs to address the “cause” of the overcrowding in Nova Scotia’s hospitals, not the “symptoms”. “Last week, the NSHA tried to force long term care facilities to solve the problem of … Read more…

City workers say it’s time to bring Halifax snow clearing back in-house

Workers employed by the Halifax Regional Municipality are asking the city to bring snow clearing services back in-house to regain control of quality, problems with contractors, costs, and the city’s ability to meet accessibility needs. “HRM council has to decide what is more important: do they put the safety of their citizens first, or do … Read more…

CUPE Nova Scotia Celebrates International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day has been celebrated for over 100 years and is rooted in the labour movement. Union’s have long been on the frontline of the fight for gender equality with CUPE leading the way in Canada. In 1975, the United Nations declared March 8 as International Women’s Day. There is still much work to … Read more…