I’m very disappointed, though not surprised, that the Premier and Minister continue to offer soundbites to make things seem like one thing, when in fact, it’s another. It is deeply troubling that they misled citizens and workers, that they would refer the constitutionality question of Bill 148 to the court. The Minister and Premier […]
We were dismayed and surprised that the Chamber of Commerce CEO would take the province’s position that it can’t afford to adequately pay both remuneration and benefits for members of the civil service. It’s surprising that after the Liberal government’s pre-election spending spree and its post election surplus, that anyone would see this government as […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2017 (Halifax, NS) – The president of the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour says a recent report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) should raise alarm bells for Nova Scotians. Danny Cavanagh says, “It’s a good reason to stop any privatization scheme for a hospital in Halifax. Let’s […]
(Halifax, NS) – The provincial government has appointed an industrial inquiry commission to help end the labour dispute at the Chronicle Herald and its HTU members, who have been on strike for 18 months now.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2017 Federation President says laid off Sears workers emphasize need for stronger protections for workers nationally, provincially (Halifax, NS) – The treatment of thousands of laid off Sears employees, under existing laws, highlights the need for stronger basic protections and employment standards for workers, says the Nova Scotia Federation […]