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

Bargaining Update July 12 2018

Your Health Care Bargaining Committee has spent the past several weeks preparing for a mediation arbitration hearing set for the last week of July with mediator arbitrator William Kaplan. The Committee has worked closely over the last eight weeks with lawyers at Pink Larkin to continue to narrow the issues and prepare our case. That work has included conducting more … Read More

Nursing Bargaining Unit Update – June 18, 2018

                                                                            The Nova Scotia Council of Nursing Unions completed two days of discussion on Friday, June 15. The Council of Nursing met on … Read More

Bargaining Update June 1 2018

  Since health care workers across Nova Scotia voted 93% to ratify the mediation / arbitration agreement with the NSHA and IWK, the unions representing those workers have done much work on the next phase of the bargaining process that will conclude new collective agreements for all four bargaining units (Health Care, Administrative Professionals, Support Services and Nursing) by the … Read More