You can use this form to join the Nova Scotia Federation on Labour. Only authorized representatives of union locals should complete this form. Please note that your affiliation application will not be approved until you have paid your first monthly Per Capita fees.

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Glossary of Labour Terms



Section 1. The Federation shall be composed of (1) local unions, branches and lodges of national and international unions, regional and provincial organizations affiliated to the Canadian Labour Congress; (2) local unions within the province chartered by the Canadian Labour Congress; (3) labour councils within the province chartered by the Canadian Labour Congress and the Nova Scotia Federation of Union Retirees.


Section 7. Any organization suspended or expelled by the Canadian Labour Congress or this Federation shall not, while under such penalty be allowed representation in the Federation. Any organization which, at the opening date of the Convention is in arrears to the Federation for per capita tax for three (3) months or more, shall not be entitled to recognition or representation in the Convention.