Letter to Ministers: Work conditions of long-term care employees and residents’ care conditions

On May 17, 2019, the following letter was sent to Minister of Health and Wellness Randy Delorey and Minister of Justice Mark Furey. The letter also appears in the Opinion section of the Chronicle Herald on May 29, 2019. Dear Honourable Sirs: Please allow us the opportunity to introduce ourselves. We are Nan McFadgen, President … Read more…

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…