Union applies for conciliation in bargaining with the Halifax Regional School Board

Halifax Regional School Board sign

The union representing support staff at the Halifax Regional School Board has applied for conciliation in contract negotiations that broke off on Wednesday, November 14, 2017. Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) National Representative Karen MacKenzie says the union hopes to meet with the conciliator as soon as possible since negotiations have dragged on for … Read more…

Submission to the Pension Funding Framework Review and other issues affecting pension plans

The following submission to the province, entitled “Pension Funding Framework Review and other issues affecting pension plans”, was made by CUPE NS President Nan McFadgen and the CUPE NS Pension Committee on November 10, 2017. CUPE Nova Scotia is disappointed that the Pension Funding Framework Review discussion paper fails to address the top concerns of the … Read more…