NSGEU/NUPGE presses Cape Breton Regional Police to look at post-traumatic stress accommodation.
Halifax (26 Sept. 2014) — The Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU/NUPGE) and the Cape Breton Regional Police (CBRP), with the assistance of legal counsel, concluded a mediated resolution that includes the reinstatement of a member of the CBRP who was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and was fired on July 3, 2014. The decision was issued as a Consent Order.
NSGEU/NUPGE worked on behalf of member suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder
“The NSGEU/NUPGE is pleased that the member is returning to work, and that both parties have undertaken to make good faith efforts to have him accommodated doing meaningful work for the CBRP,” says Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.
NSGEU/NUPGE is also pleased that the Consent Order includes an agreement that both parties will participate in a workshop on accommodation policy and the accommodation of post-traumatic stress disorder.
NSGEU/NUPGE represents 193 members of the Cape Breton Regional Police.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 340,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. NUPGE