By Larry Haiven, business professor at Saint Mary’s University and member of Solidarity Halifax. Originally published in The Chronicle Herald. In the brouhaha over essential services legislation, Government House Leader Michel Samson used the term “union bosses.” This insulting epithet is all too common, conjuring up unelected and conspiratorial dictators. But how true is it? [...Read more]
Larry Haiven, Professor at St. Mary’s University and member of Solidarity Halifax who’s written extensively about union/management relations is a guest on CBC’s Maritime Connection to discuss health care workers’ right to strike. >> LISTEN HERE Note: Statements by Solidarity Halifax members do not necessarily reflect positions held by the organization.
By Ben Sichel, member of Solidarity Halifax. Originally published at no need to raise your hand. A teacher told me the other day she’d like to be on an official panel that reviews dentistry practices. As a person with teeth, she feels she has a good understanding of how the job works. She was [...Read more]
A Look At The Health Impacts Of The Nova Scotia Liberal’s Attack On Workers’ Rights By Jason Edwards, former member of Solidarity Halifax and supporter from away. Originally published at Rankandfile.ca On Saturday, Nova Scotia’s legislature, led by Liberal Premier Stephen McNeil, came together to pass essential service legislation, forcing home-support workers from Northwood Homecare [...Read more]
Solidarity Halifax supports accessible, universal public health services for all, including home care and home support services. . We believe that health care workers deserve dignity and respect on the job, like all workers. . Home support workers at Northwood and the Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) are demanding to be paid the same amount [...Read more]