Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Atlantic

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Atlantic

March 18, 2011 04:00 ET

Talks to Resume Between CUPE and Braemore Home

SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - March 18, 2011) - Contract talks aimed at avoiding a strike at Braemore Home in Sydney will resume on April 4.

CUPE National Representative Kathy MacLeod says, "We have been contacted by the Conciliation Officer from the Department of Labour who informed us that the employer is interested in getting back to the bargaining table."

The 120 members of CUPE Local 3513 are in a legal strike position. MacLeod says there are three major outstanding issues that will need to get resolved in order to avoid job action.

Contact Information

  • Kathy MacLeod
    CUPE National Representative
    902-539-4933
    or
    John McCracken
    CUPE Communications Representative
    902-455-4180