The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. In a report released Tuesday, the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU) chronicles what it’s calling “government neglect and delay” that contributed to the deaths of 53 seniors at Northwood’s Halifax campus during the COVID-19 outbreak. The 23-page ‘Neglecting Northwood’ report was written using Nova […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Despite renewed calls from the president of the largest public-sector union in the province, Premier Stephen McNeil is not prepared to call a public inquiry into the deaths of 53 residents at the Northwood nursing home. But in a new development, the Premier says he […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. Five unions representing licensed practical nurses (LPNs) held a press conference this morning to call for pay equity for nurses across the province. The call comes a month after an adjudicator awarded LPNs working at the former Capital District Health Authority a 12% pay increase, […]
Quick question. Does Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil believe in Section 2(d) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, which is to say freedom of association, or, more precisely, the right of workers to freely organize and be meaningfully represented by the union of their choice? Next question. Let us begin from the latest...