The working-class history of Nova Scotia
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- NSTU issues Province-wide strike
- Press release by the Nova Scotia Teachers Union, 18 November
1995. The The Nova Scotia Teachers Union said teachers
will not settle for less than satisfactory changes to the
proposed Education Act, which must include maintenance of
the integrity of current collective agreements and existing
- Steelworkers says justice system has filed
the families of Westray
- USW press release, 3 July 1998. The recent announcement
by Nova Scotia government prosecutors to stay the
criminal charges against Westray mine managers for the
deaths of 26 miners was met with bitterness and
disappointment by the United Steelworkers.
- Miners Strike in Cape Breton &
- From Len Wallace, 13 January 2000. Members of District
26, UMWA in Cape Breton Nova Scotia are on a wildcat
strike. They are fighting against the closure of the
Prince Mine, coal mine owned by Devco.
- Sysco deal approved by workers
- By Tera Camus, The Halifax Herald Limited, Tuesday 31
October 2000. Workers at Sydney Steel Corp. voted
overwhelmingly in favour of a new collective agreement,
moving the plant one step closer to privatization.