Halifax restorative justice caseworkers serve strike notice

CUPE 4764 picket line

CUPE 4764 members, caseworkers employed by the Community Justice Society (CJS), are set to begin job action on July 30, after sending 48-hour strike notice to the Nova Scotia Minister of Labour and Advanced Education this morning. The strike will leave restorative justice clients and communities without options, and interrupt court dates.

A picket line will begin at 8 a.m. Monday at 1256 Barrington Street, Halifax.  … Read more…

Conciliation failing contract talks between crossing guards and Halifax Regional Municipality

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) representing crosswalk guards with the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) says conciliation has failed in contract negotiations. “We have had three days of bargaining and one day of conciliation that failed,” says CUPE National Representative Karen MacKenzie. “The main sticking point in negotiations is that the workers have asked … Read more…