Council of Nursing Unions concludes bargaining today and will resume October 30

Member update on health care bargaining

CUPE 8920 Bargaining Update Scheduled talks concluded today, October 19, for the Nova Scotia Council of Nursing Unions. The Nursing Council met this fall with the Employer group, a group of 19 representatives from the IWK and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) on September 4,5, 6, 19, 20, 21, and October 10, 11, 12, … Read more…

P3 deals are like using a credit card to pay for our public QEII hospitals and health care

Credit card Nova Scotia taxpayers

CUPE Nova Scotia firmly believes that the so-called “public-private partnership” (P3) being used for the QEII hospitals is not in the best interest of taxpayers, workers, families or our communities. On the contrary, we can count on public financing to be accountable, transparent, locally-controlled and a wise investment of tax dollars. “Privatizing the hospital redevelopment will keep … Read more…

News Release: Collective agreement awarded for administrative professional bargaining unit

HALIFAX – On September 18, 2018, mediator/arbitrator William Kaplan issued an award that establishes a collective agreement for more than 3,000 employees in the Health Administrative Professional Bargaining Unit at the NSHA and the IWK. The award came after one day of mediation-arbitration that took place September 18, 2018 and concludes a process that began … Read more…