CUPE opposes N.S.'s proposed strike banHealth-care disputes would be settled through binding mediation or arbitrationBy 10/22/2007|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 10/30/2007 The president of Canada's largest union, Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), has publicly decried Nova Scotia's proposed legislation to ban strikes by health-care workers. The proposed legislation, the product of public consultations that started in June, would ban strikes and lockouts and settle bargaining impasse with binding mediation or binding arbitration. Paul Moist, CUPE president and Danny Cavanaugh, president of CUPE Nova Scotia, wrote Premier Rodney McDonald stating they are "deeply disturbed" to hear the province is introducing legislation to amend the Trade Union Act in order to "take away the right to strike from some 32,000 health and community care workers in Nova Scotia." To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.