What We Do

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 955 represents approximately 400 support staff employed by the Strait Regional School Board. The S.R.S.B. serves 6200 students in the counties of Antigonish, Guysborough, Inverness and Richmond, covering a geographic area of approximately 11000 square kilometres. We work at 20 different schools and 3 bus garages.

CUPE 955 represents the following job classifications:

  • Mechanics and Bodymen and Other Garage Staff
  • Bus Drivers
  • Building Operators, Building Technicians and Custodians
  • Cleaners and Janitors
  • Maintenance and Tradesmen
  • Librarians
  • School Secretaries
  • Teacher Assistants and Student Support Workers
  • Early Childhood Educators
  • Child and Youth Care Practitioners


CUPE Local 955 is a member of:

  • CUPE National
  • CUPE Nova Scotia
  • Nova Scotia Federation of Labour
  • Nova Scotia School Board Council of Unions