Please click the attachment to view a summary of the highlights from the recent tentative agreement between IBEW Local 1928 and Nova Scotia Power Inc. (NSPI).

Thank you.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Please be advised that IBEW Local 1928 and Nova Scotia Power Inc. reached a Tentative Agreement on Tuesday, August 13th. Please click HERE for more information.



Jim Sponagle
Business Manager /
Financial Secretary 


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

What does a strike mean for me?


Q: Do we have a strike fund?

A: No. Currently we do not have a strike fund.


Q: If I am a Labour Pool Employee and I am laid off, do I still have to report to the picket line?

A: Yes. You are an IBEW Local 1928 member that is affected by the terms and conditions of the NSPI/IBEW Collective Agreement, so you will be required to report for strike duty.


Q: If I am a Labour Pool Employee and currently working in a location outside of my own geographic area, where do I report for picketing duty?

A: You will be reporting to a picket line within a reasonable distance of your home.


Q: Will my health and dental benefits and my pension be affected by a potential lockout or strike?

A: This is a question best directed to Employee Services as they can provide comprehensive information regarding your personal coverage. Their contact information is:

1-877-995-0060 or

1-902-425-9594 for Halifax Metro.


Q: Am I entitled to Employment Insurance (EI) in the event of a lockout or strike?

A: No. Refer to – Employment Insurance – Section 2: Eligibility Criteria for more information.


Q: If I am on vacation and a lockout or strike occurs, what happens to my vacation?

A: Your vacation will cease and you will report to a picket line. You will not lose your vacation entitlement.



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Bayers Lake Industrial Park
Halifax NS B3S 1B6

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