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Local 1 – 2018 Holiday Qualifiers Update

Halifax Shipyard will be closing for the holidays December 21, 2018 and reopening January 2, 2019. Local 1 employees are being given two options to qualify for statutory holiday pay for the holidays:

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Collective Agreement Implementation Update

In the wake of ratifying the new Collective Agreement we understand that there are a lot of questions about what ratification means and what comes next. Here is some information intended to answer those questions.

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2017 Year in Review

From assembling the first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship, the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, to welcoming over 4,000 visitors during our Community Open House, it was a big year at the Halifax Shipyard. See the highlights in our 2017 Year in Review.

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National Shipbuilding Strategy: It’s working!

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​I would like to set the record straight following the recent derogatory commentary published in the Chronicle Herald on the National Shipbuilding Strategy and our workforce at Halifax Shipyard, by Chairman of Davie Shipbuilding Alex Vicefield.

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Why a conciliator has been requested

Last week, the bargaining committee for the Halifax Shipyard filed a request for a conciliator in our negotiations with Unifor Local 1. ​We believe a provincially appointed neutral third party can assist us in restarting negotiations.

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