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…

Letter: Childhood educators in peril

The following letter was sent to Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development Zach Churchill by Michelle Lohnes on behalf of early childhood educators, members of CUPE 4745. The later was also published in the Chronicle Herald on November 11, 2017.  Over the last few days, we have noticed that the Department of Education and Early … Read more…