Win for acute care workers in Nova Scotia – Protecting good jobs in our communities

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Congratulations to the members of CUPE 8920, acute care workers in Nova Scotia! On January 22, Nova Scotia Health informed CUPE and NSGEU that they will not be contracting out the work of hospital employees in Health Information Services to a private company, as previously announced. Shortly before Christmas, Nova Scotia Health revealed their plans … Read more…

COVID-19 vaccine: protection for frontline workers

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The recent Health Canada approval of a COVID-19 vaccine is an important development for Nova Scotians overall health and to protect the health and safety of our members. CUPE Nova Scotia supports Public Health and the vaccine rollout plan to prioritize vaccinations for the most vulnerable populations and those that provide care for them. CUPE NS encourages all … Read more…

CUPE 4963 reaches tentative agreement at Queens Association for Supported Living

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Talks resumed early this morning between CUPE Local 4963 and their employer, Queens Association for Supported Living (QASL) and, shortly after the union went on strike, a tentative agreement was reached. CUPE 4963 members, who work as residential counsellors and vocational instructors, will return to a regular schedule of work by tomorrow. CUPE National Representative … Read more…