Equality Statement

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Union solidarity is based on the principle that union members are equal and deserve mutual respect at all levels. Any behaviour that creates conflict prevents us from working together to strengthen our union. As unionists, mutual respect, cooperation and understanding are our goals. We should neither condone nor tolerate behaviour that undermines the dignity or self-esteem … Read more…

Solution to pre-primary problems is ECEC: CUPE Nova Scotia

A new study which shows more than one-quarter of Nova Scotia children entering primary school have learning problems should not come as a big surprise, according to CUPE Nova Scotia President Danny Cavanagh. “The statistics compiled from data gathered by primary teachers in 2012-2013 confirm what countless studies have shown – that our country, as a whole, is … Read more…

CUPE lauds minister for approving hub school model

The president of CUPE Nova Scotia, Danny Cavanagh, is pleased to see the Minister of Education approve in principle the Hub School Model, as recommended by the School Review Process Study Report. “It is a good start,” says Cavanagh. “CUPE has supported using school buildings in non-traditional ways as an alternative to school closures for a number of years. … Read more…