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…

CUPE advocates against violence faced by workers in health care

On June 4, 2019, Jenna Brookfield, CUPE health and safety officer for the Atlantic region, testified to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health about the critical issue of violence faced by workers in the health care sector. The purpose of the committee is to help develop recommendations to the federal government so it can, in partnership … Read more…