Bargaining Forward: new ads from workers at Halifax Water

The members of CUPE 227, municipal workers with Halifax Water, launched a new radio ad today, as well as print and social media ads. The union is calling on the Board of Directors of the Halifax Water Commission to help avoid disruption to services by reaching a new collective agreement. Listen to the radio ad On March … Read more…

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…