Five times provincial governments failed with P3 hospitals

A warning for taxpayers in Nova Scotia Time and time again provincial governments are forced to admit they were wrong to use public private partnerships (P3s) to construct health care facilities, costing taxpayers billions of dollars more than they would spend if those hospitals were publicly owned and constructed. Auditor Generals, researchers and journalists across Canada … Read more…

2017 Nova Scotia Workshop Schedule

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Workshops for CUPE NS members February to December of 2017 We are pleased to announce the schedule of workshops being offered to for all CUPE members in Nova Scotia from February to December of 2017. As always you are not limited to those listed. If you would like to have other workshops arranged for your local, or scheduled on weekdays … Read more…

CUPE 8920 Health Care Bargaining Update – January 19, 2017

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Dear Sisters and Brothers: The Health Care Bargaining Council, which includes members of the CUPE 8920 bargaining committee, has made a formal bargaining complaint on Thursday, January 19, 2017, against your employer with the Labour Board. Bargaining between the Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions and the NSHA and IWK has stalled because the … Read more…