Community Services workers left out in the cold

HALIFAX – CUPE welcomes the news of the $2,000 premium being offered to health care workers in Nova Scotia, but is, however, extremely disappointed that the facilities funded by the Department of Community Services (DCS) are excluded from the premium. The offer leaves out essential frontline staff who work at residential facilities. Kim Cail, provincial coordinator for CUPE at DCS-funded worksites, says, “While we applaud the government for acknowledging health care workers, the premium Read more [...]

We are PROUD of our #nsfrontlinefaces

As our way to show how proud, appreciative and thankful we are of our members working on the frontline, we will be posting weekly video clips of submitted photos or shots of our members on social media with the hashtag #nsfrontlinefaces, to recognize them for their dedication, devotion & heroism through this global pandemic. Help us show fellow Nova Scotians the faces of our true heroes - Send us your faces via email @ THANK YOU FRONTLINERS! Videos will be uploaded Read more [...]