Webinar Series: COVID19 and long-term care – building health justice in Canada and in Europe

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Join us for a four-part webinar series organized jointly by PHM Europe, PHM Canada, CUPE Nova Scotia and the European Health Network that explores the increasing commercialization and privatization of the long-term care industry in North America and Europe. Over three sessions, academics, activists and front line workers will discuss the impacts of this trend … Read more…

CUPE LPN member update: Hourly rate adjustment and retro pay

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A message from Nan McFadgen, CUPE NS president; Louise Riley, CUPE NS Long Term Care Coordinating Committee chairperson; and Les Duff, CUPE Local 8920 acting president.  CUPE is pleased that a decision has been made that establishes the hourly rate for all unionized LPNs in the province. The ruling on the proper hourly rate for … Read more…

Statement from CUPE Nova Scotia: Treaty Rights in Nova Scotia

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CUPE Nova Scotia strongly condemns the anti-Indigenous racism and violence that has rocked our province in recent days. CUPE Nova Scotia stands in solidarity with the Mi’kmaq fishers who are exercising their constitutional right to engage in a “moderate livelihood” fishery. In 1999, the Marshall Decision of the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed this right, … Read more…