Tentative agreement reached between CUPE 227 and Halifax Water

Late last night, Halifax Water and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 227 reached a tentative agreement. The agreement still needs to be ratified by CUPE Local 227 members and approved by the Halifax Water Board. Halifax Water General Manager Carl Yates said, “This tentative agreement is great news for our customers and … Read more…

Media Advisory: Breton Ability Centre workers to hold information picket on workplace violence

Halifax – An information picket will be held Wednesday, April 17, at the Breton Ability Centre (BAC) in Sydney River. Frontline workers, members of CUPE Local 3513, will bring attention to the alarming increase in workplace violence that they are facing on the job. The members of CUPE 3513 feel that they are increasingly restricted … Read more…

Budget shows Nova Scotia Liberals’ heads are stuck in the sand

Halifax – The Nova Scotia Liberal government has its head in the sand when it comes to delivering public services,” says CUPE Nova Scotia President Nan McFadgen, in response to the provincial budget announced today. “We are disappointed that government has not responded to the significant needs Nova Scotians have for greater access to health care and … Read more…