News release: Health care workers awarded increase in shift and weekend premiums

Today, Aug. 15, Mediator/Arbitrator William Kaplan awarded union members in the Health Care Bargaining Unit an increase in shift and weekend premiums. Health Care Bargaining Unit members were awarded a 50 cent per hour increase to their current hourly premium rate. These premiums are added compensation earned when employees are assigned to work on evenings, … Read more…

CUPE 8920 update: Supplementary award – shift and weekend premiums

Member update on health care bargaining

Today, August 15, Mediator/Arbitrator William Kaplan awarded union members in the Health Care Bargaining Unit an increase in shift and weekend premiums. Health Care Bargaining Unit members were awarded a fifty cent per hour increase to their current hourly premium rate. These premiums are added compensation earned when employees are assigned to work on evenings, … Read more…

News release: Collective agreement awarded for Nova Scotia Highway Workers

Today, the interest arbitration board chaired by arbitrator William Kaplan issued an award that establishes a collective agreement for approximately 1,000 members of CUPE Local 1867, highway workers employed by the Province of Nova Scotia. The process leading to this arbitration award began in November 2014 when CUPE and the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure … Read more…