The Nova Scotia Health Authority, the IWK Health Centre and the Province of Nova Scotia agree in principle with the Health Consumer Councils to create mediation arbitration to resolve all outstanding issues after collective bargaining. As part of the agreement, the parties suspend the right to strike or lockout. Union councils include the Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Associations, the Nova Scotia Council of Life Insurance Unions, the Nova Scotia Council of Occupational Health Unions and the New Brunswick Council of Health Assistance Unions. The agreement must be ratified by union members. „We had an arbitrator from the Mediator, a third party that the government didn`t want,“ MacLean said. „But this person has proven that with a collective agreement, he presents something that both parties can live with. The government reached preliminary agreements with the Nova Scotia Teachers` Union on November 12, 2015 and with the Nova Scotia Teachers` Union on November 13, 2015 and the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union. In both cases, the union leadership recommended that the agreements be accepted. The collective health promotion agreement applies to more than 4,200 workers in sectors such as engineering services, budget management, laundry, food and food services and environmental services. Members of the four unions that make up the union health boards are ratifying an agreement with the Nova Scotia Health Authority and the IWK Health Centre to agree to a final and binding mediation process to resolve outstanding issues that are not resolved through collective bargaining. Mediation arbitration must be completed for all four councils by the end of 2018, unless all parties agree to an extension. The effective date of the price is November 30, 2018.
Unless otherwise stated in the contract or award, the new collective agreements will come into effect for 60 days from the award date of January 30, 2019. The law applies to all employers and public sector workers — unionists and non-unionized, with a few exceptions. Doctors and judges are exempt from the legislation and the law, as announced, does not apply to physicians. Collective agreements with regulated collective agreements and non-unionized public service employees who already comply with the legal framework are also excluded. For example, teachers and crown lawyers. The province opened negotiations with the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union on October 21, 2015. We support collective bargaining that respects and values the role of public servants and is affordable to taxpayers. A Mediator arbitrator has forged a new provincial collective agreement for more than 6,000 health care workers in Nova Scotia, following a nearly two-year contractual dispute with the Provincial Health Agency and the IWK Health Centre. one. There are a lot of options, as it is different. The government is clear about our fiscal position and our commitment to maintaining its fiscal plan. For the first time, unions are aware of the instructions given to employers when negotiating contracts (so-called collective agreements).
In fact, they were told before the employers were. The instructions – the so-called „mandate“ – were previously kept between the government and employers. The following collective agreements between the Nova Scotia Health Authority, the IWK and the Council of Unions of the Nova Scotia Security Union (NSCNU) are in effect from November 1, 2014 to October 31, 2020. At the expiry of these agreements, the process of negotiating new contracts for the acute supply sector will begin. The collective care agreement applies to registered nurses, registered nurse practitioners and nurses.