HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Halifax-region college help workers have voted to ratify the tentative arrangement negotiated between CUPE Regional 5047 and the Halifax Regional Centre for Education and learning. This ratification places an end to the 5-week strike that commenced on May perhaps 10th.
“While we are joyful that we’ve made some progress, there is a great deal of perform nevertheless to be finished,” stated Chris Melanson, President of CUPE Regional 5047. “School aid workers in Halifax are activated, organized, and will be continuing to battle to make these employment livable. This is just the starting.”
CUPE Regional 5047 signifies more than 1800 training employees in the HRCE, including Assistive Engineering Guidance Employees, Child and Youth Treatment Practitioners, Mi’kmaq and Indigenous University student Guidance Employees, African Nova Scotian School Help Workers, Educational facilities Plus Local community Outreach Personnel, Educational Software Assistants, Early Childhood Educators and College Library Professionals.
CUPE Atlantic Communications Representative