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We Need Your Help: Input On Various Classifications

Arbitrator James Dorsey has scheduled the dates of February 2nd to February 6th for the continuation of the hearing arising from Bill 1 (the Health Authorities Act). Over that five-day period, Mr. Dorsey will hear submissions from the four unions and the employer regarding the placement of classifications/jobs within the four bargaining units (Nursing, Health […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Nova Scotia healthcare unions meet, commit to having lawyers work together on Dorsey decision

(Halifax) – The four unions affected by Bill 1 met Tuesday afternoon (January 20) and have directed their legal teams to begin the process of looking at the Dorsey arbitration ruling, with a goal of getting the best outcomes for the 24,000 health care members affected by the bill. The unions have also agreed that […]

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What you can do to help fight Bill 1!

Bill 1 is taking away health care workers’ rights to have a say in their union representation, and will impose a contract on them without giving them any say in the matter. Politicians and your employer keep saying that their wages and benefits won’t be affected.  They’re wrong. If you want to know what health care workers […]

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Healthcare Unions’ Proposal to Government

Nova Scotia’s health care system is undergoing radical change by the provincial government. These changes include the government’s decision to move from nine District Health Authorities to one provincial board and one board representing the IWK. As a part of this restructuring, the government plans to reduce the number of collective agreements it negotiates with […]

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DHA Restructuring: Unions working towards Health Care Union Bargaining Associations

Dear Health Care member, Nova Scotia’s health care system is undergoing radical change by the provincial government. These changes include the government’s decision to move from nine District Health Authorities to one provincial board and one board representing the IWK. As a part of this restructuring, the government plans to reduce the number of collective […]

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Action Alert: Stop the College of Physicians from Pushing Privatization! Info Picket June 17th

Action Alert: Stop the College of Physicians from Pushing Privatization!   Info Picket 8:45 am, Tuesday June 17th, 7071 Bayers Road* At their recent annual general meeting, the NS College of Physicians and Surgeons announced that they are getting ready for privatization of health care. The CEO of the College, Dr. Gus Grant, said that […]

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