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Province reaches ‘framework’ for agreement with NAPE

The provincial government has reached a "framework" for a new collective agreement with its largest public sector union, Finance Minister Tom Osborne announced Thursday. Osborne...
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Paradise reaches deal with NAPE to end lockout

The Town of Paradise has reached a deal with its unionized workers to end a week-long lockout. NAPE says a vote was held this afternoon...
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NAPE optimistic about contract talks thanks to new finance minister

NAPE is feeling more optimistic about public-sector contract talks with the government thanks to new Finance Minister Tom Osborne. The province's largest union began...
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NAPE workers with Town of Paradise vote to go on strike

NAPE members working for the Town of Paradise have voted in favour of strike action, the union announced Monday morning. The strike vote happened...
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Prison guards not consulted about solitary confinement policy, NAPE says

The union representing prison guards is raising concerns about the new policy on solitary confinement announced this week. NAPE says front-line prison guards were...

Government no longer using law firm for public sector contract talks

Law firm McInnes Cooper has withdrawn its services from the provincial government's contract talks with public sector unions, Finance Minister Tom Osborne told NTV...
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NAPE hopes new finance minister means new attitude in contract talks

Tom Osborne takes over the finance portfolio in the middle of public-sector contract talks that appear to be going nowhere. NAPE was surprised to...
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NAPE questions quarter million dollars government spent on legal advice for contract talks

The provincial government has now spent more than a quarter million dollars on legal advice for public sector contract talks. NAPE president Jerry Earle...
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Cathy Bennett ‘not going to apologize’ after NAPE says she derailed contract talks

A new war of words broke out Monday between NAPE and the provincial government. That's after Finance Minister Cathy Bennett said there had been...
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NAPE says numbers show privatizing adult basic education a mistake

The province privatized adult basic education programs in 2013. At the time, NAPE said it was a mistake. Now, the union says it has...