Member update on health care bargaining – February 15, 2018

Member update on health care bargaining

The Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions, NSHA, and IWK just completed six days of conciliation. The parties have agreed to another 11 days of bargaining over the course of the next few months. Bargaining in January and February produced some steady progress. But, the Employers also tabled some significant takeaways. The Employers made … Read more…

School board support staff voice concerns about restructuring of the Nova Scotia education system

Classroom desks: School board support staff voice concerns about restructuring of the Nova Scotia education system

“Support staff in schools across Nova Scotia are concerned that restructuring school boards will create unstable labour relations, much like what we’ve seen happen to our health care system,” says Nan McFadgen, president of CUPE Nova Scotia. “They feel this will also negatively impact quality of education for students.” “Any restructuring will create massive disruption … Read more…