Win for acute care workers in Nova Scotia – Protecting good jobs in our communities

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Congratulations to the members of CUPE 8920, acute care workers in Nova Scotia! On January 22, Nova Scotia Health informed CUPE and NSGEU that they will not be contracting out the work of hospital employees in Health Information Services to a private company, as previously announced. Shortly before Christmas, Nova Scotia Health revealed their plans … Read more…

CUPE 4963 reaches tentative agreement at Queens Association for Supported Living

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Talks resumed early this morning between CUPE Local 4963 and their employer, Queens Association for Supported Living (QASL) and, shortly after the union went on strike, a tentative agreement was reached. CUPE 4963 members, who work as residential counsellors and vocational instructors, will return to a regular schedule of work by tomorrow. CUPE National Representative … Read more…

Dozens of hospital employees across Nova Scotia lose jobs to American-owned company just before the holidays

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As a special thank you to our health care heroes for the holidays, Nova Scotia Health (NSH) has announced their plan to contract out the work done by 91 hospital employees from the NSH to a private, American-owned company. The NSGEU informed the provincial government of the NSH’s plan to contract out this work, but government has allowed … Read more…