Collective agreement awarded for health care bargaining unit in Nova Scotia

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.

Municipalities meet in Halifax

Robert Ramsay | CUPE Research

In early June, members of CUPE’s National Executive Board and staff attended the annual meeting and trade show of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, held in Halifax. It was the largest meeting the FCM has ever held, with over 2000 mayors, councillors and other municipal officials from across Canada in attendance.