CUPE releases position paper supporting play-based learning taught by early childhood educators

On November 29, 2017, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) submitted a position paper, Early Childhood Education and Nova Scotia’s Pre-primary Program, to the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. The union is offering recommendations to the provincial government for the implementation of a truly universal program, so that it is successful for … Read more…

Member update on health care bargaining – November 28, 2017

Member update on health care bargaining

The Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions, NSHA and IWK have completed three days of conciliation and plan to meet again in January for another five days. The last three days provided good discussion and some important progress towards a new collective agreement. However, a lot of work remains. The parties have held 27 bargaining … Read more…