RFP for Highway 104 twinning project kept secret

Media advisory P3 highway 104

The president of CUPE Nova Scotia, Nan McFadgen, is appalled that the Department of Transportation has blocked the union’s application to view the Request for Proposals for the Highway 104 (Sutherlands River to Antigonish) twinning project. “Our researcher was told he would receive a redacted RFP for which we would have to pay around $1100,” says McFadgen. “Our deposit … Read more…

All early childhood educators in Nova Scotia deserve fair compensation including living wages, pensions and benefits

All early childhood educators (ECEs) in Nova Scotia deserve to be compensated the same wages, pensions and benefits, regardless of where they work, says the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing hundreds of ECEs in both pre-primary school classrooms and child care centres across the province. At a news conference held today in Halifax, … Read more…

2019 CUPE Atlantic Weeklong School

Weeklong School: Registration open now!

October 27 to November 1 This is a school for activists new and old, who want to take-on austerity, tackle #metoo, and strengthen their bargaining power. Grow your local’s ability to mobilize, learn how to be an effective leader, stop harassment and gendered violence in the workplace. See workshop descriptions below. Registration deadline: September 23, 2019 Fees … Read more…