In order to improve the social and economic welfare of its members without regard to sex, colour, race, or creed; to promote efficiency in public employment and to manifest its belief in the value of the unity of organized labour; this Local of the Canadian Union of Public Employees has been formed.

The objectives of the Local are to:

  • help the university communities in Halifax maintain the highest standards of quality education, research, and community service
  • secure adequate remuneration for work performed and generally advance the economic and social welfare of its members and of all workers;
  • provide an opportunity for its members to influence and shape their future through free demonstrate trade unionism;
  • encourage the settlement by negotiation and mediation of all disputes between the members and their employers.