Nova Scotia Acute Health Care Employers - Employers Welcome Result of CUPE Ratification Vote
"The vote result makes it very clear to us that the employees are pleased," says
A tentative agreement between the employers and the Canadian Union of Public Employees was reached on
"I want to extend congratulations to our Employer Bargaining Team for their commitment and perseverance and to the NSAHO (Nova Scotia Association of Health Organizations) Labour Relations group for its ongoing support. Thanks are also extended to the CUPE negotiators. We acknowledge that CUPE held off any strike action last fall during the H1N1 pandemic," says Lee.
CUPE represents about 4000 members in 18 bargaining units in Districts across the province (except Capital Health). This includes employees in service, clerical and healthcare positions.
The employer bargaining team includes management and Human Resources representatives. The (NSAHO) coordinates contract negotiations for the employer.For further information: Employer Media Contact: Greg Boone, Pager: (902) 567-9377, Office: (902) 567-7791