Cuts to EI Premiums Should be Tied to Actual Job Creation

Halifax, N.S. – The NS Federation of Labour (NSFL) is condemning the Federal Government’s decision to lower employment insurance premiums starting next year for small businesses. NSFL President Rick Clarke says this is no guarantee that jobs will be created and that any cuts should be tied to Canadian jobs actually being created for people […]

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Unions Respond to Minister’s Report on DHA Restructuring

Unions Respond to the Government’s Planned Restructuring of the District Health Authorities Nova Scotians and health care workers got a sense of what to expect of the government’s planned restructuring of the District Health Authorities (DHAs), with Tuesday’s release of the Minister of Health’s report on his tour of the province. In this report, Minister […]

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Premier MacNeil Should Back Off and Let the Collective Bargaining Process Prevail With Home Support Workers

Nova Scotia Federation of Labour President Rick Clarke says Premier MacNeil is making the wrong move in calling the Legislature back to introduce legislation to deal with the home support workers’ strike that is set to begin on Friday. The Union made another offer that would have avoided a strike, and would send the contentious […]

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