NEW DATE – MARCH 29: Nursing home workers to hold information picket in North Sydney

Nursing home workers to hold information picket in North Sydney

Please note the new date is March 29, 2018. Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1876 will hold an information picket on Thursday, March 29 in North Sydney at the office of Eddie Orrell, MLA for Northside-Westmount. The workers, from the Northside Community Guest Home, would like to share their concerns … Read more…

Statement by Nan McFadgen on Bill 72, the Nova Scotia Education Reform Act

The following remarks were made by CUPE Nova Scotia President Nan McFadgen before the Law Amendments Committee on Bill 72, the Education Reform Act, in the Nova Scotia Legislature this morning. Good morning. My name is Nan McFadgen and I am the President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Nova Scotia Division. CUPE … Read more…

Halifax Regional School Board and support staff ratify new contract

Halifax Regional School Board sign

The Halifax Regional School Board has ratified a new collective agreement, with Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 5047, at a board meeting held on February 28, 2018. CUPE is the first union to finalize a collective agreement on behalf of school board workers since the introduction of the Liberal government’s Bill 148, the … Read more…