Nurses grow impatient as province remains inactive on compensation for expanded role

Joint news conference with 5 presidents of health care unions and media

A news conference was held July 22, 2020, by the five presidents of health care unions in Nova Scotia (CUPE NS, NSGEU, NSNU, Unifor and SEIU). Please see the news release and video of the news conference below. Watch the video News release A joint news release from CUPE NS, NSGEU, NSNU, Unifor and SEIU. … Read more…

CUPE Nova Scotia hosts first ever anti-Black racism panel discussion

A heartfelt, uncomfortable and necessary conversation by CUPE members about their experiences with racism in the workplace and the union. In response to recent events, members of CUPE Nova Scotia’s Human Rights Committee and Division Executive came together to discuss what could be done, as a union, to better serve our racialized members. The group … Read more…

Call a Day Until They Pay – Wage Parity for all LPNs

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On June 15, 2020, Arbitrator Lorraine Lafferty issued a Consent Award granting an increase of 12% to the pay rates for LPNs represented by the NSGEU at the former Capital District Health Authority. The Consent Award does not apply to LPNs represented by any other union in Nova Scotia, or LPNs represented by the NSGEU … Read more…