Dec 232015
 

Sébastien Labelle is VP (Culture & Mayworks) at the Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council and a member of Solidarity Halifax. This is his submission on Bill 148 at Law Amendments, on Wednesday, December 17. I’m an actor, and am directly affected by the Liberal government’s damaging, imposed changes to the film industry. I’m also a […Read more]




Dec 172015
 
Solidarity Halifax Statement on Bill 148

Solidarity Halifax opposes Bill 148, introduced by the NS Liberal government to impose wage restraint on 75,000 public sector workers. We support free and fair collective bargaining and oppose government attempts to legislate contracts unilaterally. The Liberals are trying to blame teachers, nurses, civil servants and other public sector workers for the so-called financial crisis […Read more]




Dec 142015
 
Nova Scotia Alternative Budget 2016 - Stronger Together

    The Nova Scotia Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives recently published its Nova Scotia Alternative Budget 2016. The following Solidarity Halifax members are among the many contributors to the collective effort: Kyle Buott, Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council David Etherington, Canadian Federation of Students – Nova Scotia Larry Haiven, Department of […Read more]




Aug 062015
 
Changing the Face of Labour Law in Nova Scotia

Authored for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative – NS by Solidarity Halifax supporter Judy Haiven and member Larry Haiven.   Since the Nova Scotia Liberal government was elected in October 2013, it has brought down a breathtaking barrage on labour, restricting the right to strike, curtailing collective bargaining rights, demonizing public sector workers, gerrymandering […Read more]