Call a Day Until They Pay – Wage Parity for all LPNs

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On June 15, 2020, Arbitrator Lorraine Lafferty issued a Consent Award granting an increase of 12% to the pay rates for LPNs represented by the NSGEU at the former Capital District Health Authority. The Consent Award does not apply to LPNs represented by any other union in Nova Scotia, or LPNs represented by the NSGEU … Read more…

CUPE calls on Nova Scotia and Ottawa to conduct comprehensive, public inquiry into mass murder

Members of the CUPE Nova Scotia Transition House Sector Committee (NSTHSC) are adding their voices to the call for the provincial and federal government to conduct a comprehensive, transparent public inquiry into the mass shooting murders that occurred in April. “Alongside many colleagues and allies in the domestic violence field, we see the need for … Read more…

Letter to the editor: Treat essential workers during pandemic equally

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The following letter to the editor by Jim Laverie was published in the Chronicle Herald on July 13, 2020. I work as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) for the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA). I have worked each and every shift during the pandemic. Many of us were happy to hear we would be recognized … Read more…