Bargaining Update – CUPE 8920 November 15, 2018

Council of Nursing Unions to Defer Outstanding Issues to Arbitrator The Nova Scotia Council of Nursing Unions (NSNU, NSGEU, CUPE and Unifor) and the employer group have completed collective bargaining and are referring all remaining matters in dispute to Arbitrator William Kaplan. Mr. Kaplan was named as mediator-arbitrator for all Acute Care collective agreements, in an agreement that was ratified … Read More

CUPE 8920 Bargaining Update October 19, 2018

Council of Nursing Unions concludes bargaining today and will resume October 30 Scheduled talks concluded today, October 19, for the Nova Scotia Council of Nursing Unions. The Nursing Council met this fall with the Employer group, a group of 19 representatives from the IWK and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) on September 4,5, 6, 19, 20, 21, and October 10, … Read More

Members Update AP Award Sept-20th- 2018

                        Health Administrative Professional Bargaining Update September 20, 2018 Following a day of mediation on September 18, 2018, mediator/arbitrator William Kaplan issued an award today which finally establishes a collective agreement for more than 3,000 employees in the Health Administrative Professional Unit at the NSHA and the IWK. The … Read More

Nursing Bargaining Update September 5, 2018

                         September 5, 2018  Talks Get Underway for Council of Nursing Unions with the Exchange of Proposals Talks got underway today, September 5, for the Nova Scotia Council of Nursing Unions. The Nursing Council exchanged proposals with the Employer group, a group of 19 representatives from the IWK and … Read More

Bargaining Update for Healthcare Administrative Professional Bargaining Unit

               September 5, 2018 Bargaining Update for Healthcare  Administrative Professional Bargaining Unit The Council of Healthcare Administrative Professional Unions, comprised of committee members from CUPE and NSGEU, met with the NSHA and IWK on August 21, 22 and 31 to bargain a new collective agreement for over 3,000 members who work in acute care … Read More

Nursing Bargaining Update 050918 Sept 5 2018

                       September 5, 2018  Talks Get Underway for Council of Nursing Unions with the Exchange of Proposals Talks got underway today, September 5, for the Nova Scotia Council of Nursing Unions. The Nursing Council exchanged proposals with the Employer group, a group of 19 representatives from the IWK and the … Read More

AP Bargaining Update 050918 Sept 2018

                   September 5, 2018 Bargaining Update for Healthcare Administrative Professional Bargaining Unit The Council of Healthcare Administrative Professional Unions, comprised of committee members from CUPE and NSGEU, met with the NSHA and IWK on August 21, 22 and 31 to bargain a new collective agreement for over 3,000 members who work in … Read More

Member Update – Supplementary Award – Shift and Weekend Premiums

                 Today, Augus15, Mediator/Arbitrator William Kaplan awarded union members in the Health Care Bargaining Unit an increase in shift and weekend premiums. Health Care Bargaining Unit members were awarded a fifty cent ($.50) per hour increase to their current hourly premium rate. These premiums are added compensation earned when employees are assigned to … Read More