Impasse declared in negotiations between province and highway workers

Steve Joy, CUPE 1867 president

Conciliation talks between CUPE Local 1867, representing highway workers, and the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal broke off today after an impasse was declared by the conciliation officer appointed by the Department of Labour. The two groups have been in negotiations, including conciliation, since November 2014. “As per the Nova Scotia Highway … Read more…

2018 CUPE Nova Scotia Pre-Convention Call

Members voting at the CUPE NS convention

Hello Sisters and Brothers, Please find the Pre-Convention Call and registration materials (attached) for the 55th Annual Convention of CUPE Nova Scotia, which will be held May 27 to May 30, 2018, at the Delta Halifax & Casino Nova Scotia. Hotel reservations and special arrangements are the sole responsibility of the delegates and/or their sponsoring … Read more…

CUPE members at Valley View Villa concerned with lack of oversight by provincial government

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing workers at Valley View Villa in Stellarton, is concerned that the Nova Scotia Department of Health was unaware of the problems that existed at the facility. The union is calling on the Minister of Health to explain what action the provincial government will take to protect other … Read more…