Media Advisory: CUPE Nova Scotia to hold 55th annual convention May 27 to 30 in Halifax

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of the Federal NDP

The 55th annual CUPE Nova Scotia Convention gets underway Sunday, May 27 at the Delta Halifax & Casino Nova Scotia and runs through to Wednesday, May 30. Special guest speakers will include New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh, who will speak to delegates on Monday. In October 2017, Singh was elected as the Leader of Canada’s … Read more…

Long Term Care Coordinating Committee to celebrate 25th anniversary

25th anniversary of the CUPE Nova Scotia Long Term Care Coordinating Committee

May 26 and 27, 2018, will mark the 25th anniversary of the CUPE Nova Scotia Long Term Care Coordinating Committee. This special event will be commemorated during this year’s annual conference to be held at the Holiday Inn in Truro. Saturday, May 26 6 to 9 pm: Conference 9 pm: Reception to celebrate 25th anniversary … Read more…

Member update: Health care bargaining – May 1, 2018

Member update on health care bargaining

The Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions, in partnership with all four bargaining committees, is recommending a proposed agreement with the Nova Scotia Health Authority and the IWK be ratified by the membership. The proposal would provide a mediation arbitration process to conclude collective agreements for all four bargaining committees in health care, nursing, … Read more…

News release: Council of Unions recommend proposed agreement with NSHA and IWK

Today, the Council of Health Care Unions recommends its members ratify a proposed agreement with the Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK. Yesterday, all bargaining committee members met and voted to recommend ratification of the proposal to their members. If ratified the agreement provides a mediation arbitration process that will conclude collective agreements for all … Read more…

Essential Services Agreement in place for IWK

Today, the Council of Health Care Unions welcomed a decision by the Nova Scotia Labour Board which concluded an essential services agreement for health care workers at the IWK. The Labour Board decision rejected the IWK’s request that the Council of Unions (which includes CUPE) provide additional notice periods beyond that required in the Trade Union … Read more…

Day of Mourning events – April 28

April 28 - National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job

National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job April 28 Halifax At the Legislature (Province House) 11 am Nova Scotia Federation of Labour Kentville Memorial Park on Park Street Followed by a reception at Labour Council Office, 362 Main Street 3 pm Annapolis Valley Labour Council Bridgewater March from the Fire Department parking … Read more…

CUPE Atlantic Annual Weeklong School 2018

Weeklong school - CUPE Atlantic

May 6 to 11, 2018 The Atlantic Region’s 33rd Annual Weeklong School will take place at the Inverary Resort in Baddeck, Nova Scotia. The cost for this year’s weeklong school (including registration fee, accommodation and meals) is $900.00 per participant – double room occupancy; and $1,200.00 per person – single room occupancy. As in previous … Read more…

Town hall call and strike vote schedule for CUPE 8920 members

CUPE 8920 will be holding a union town hall meeting on the telephone for all CUPE Local 8920 members on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. This meeting is to talk about bargaining and the upcoming strike vote of the healthcare bargaining unit. You should receive a call or use the participant call in number to dial … Read more…