Bargaining Update: CUPE 1867 NS – Highway Workers Union

Following a mediation/arbitration held August 13, 2018, the interest arbitration board, chaired by arbitrator William Kaplan, issued an award today, Tuesday, August 14, which finally establishes a collective agreement for approximately 1,000 CUPE Local 1867 members, highway workers employed by the Province of Nova Scotia. The process leading to this arbitration award began in November … Read more…

Media advisory: Rally to call for end to chicken-and-egg funding situation for restorative justice program

Please join us on Wednesday, August 15, as caseworkers call on Minister Mark Furey and the Nova Scotia Department of Justice to end the current chicken-and-egg situation happening to the funding of the restorative justice program. The restorative justice caseworkers, members of CUPE 4764, met with their employer, the Community Justice Society, on August 14 … Read more…

New release: Collective agreement awarded for health care bargaining unit

Today, mediator-arbitrator William Kaplan issued an award which establishes a collective agreement for more than 6,000 employees in the Health Care Bargaining Unit at the Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK. The award came after five days of mediation-arbitration which took place last week and concludes a process that began in October 2016. The Council of … Read more…