City workers say it’s time to bring Halifax snow clearing back in-house

Workers employed by the Halifax Regional Municipality are asking the city to bring snow clearing services back in-house to regain control of quality, problems with contractors, costs, and the city’s ability to meet accessibility needs. “HRM council has to decide what is more important: do they put the safety of their citizens first, or do … Read more…

CUPE Nova Scotia Celebrates International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day has been celebrated for over 100 years and is rooted in the labour movement. Union’s have long been on the frontline of the fight for gender equality with CUPE leading the way in Canada. In 1975, the United Nations declared March 8 as International Women’s Day. There is still much work to … Read more…

Opinion: Stephen McNeil fails health care checkup

The following commentary by CUPE NS President Nan McFadgen was published in the Chronicle Herald online today. Stephen McNeil vowed to improve health care in Nova Scotia in his 2011 election platform by creating one health authority for the entire province (and one for the IWK). Almost eight years later, promises he made have not … Read more…