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Local 97 - CDHA Nurses Grievance Update

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August 29th, 2014

More than 170 registered nurses who participated in the protest against Bill 37 on April 1, 2014 were given a two-day suspension by Capital Health. The NSGEU filed grievances in all of these cases. [...]

President Jessome's Labour Day Message - Monday September 1st, 2014

President Jessome's Labour Day Message -  Monday September 1st, 2014

August 29th, 2014

September 1st is Labour Day. It’s a day people come together to celebrate the achievements of workers and their unions throughout North America. Over the years, people have improved their working cond[...]

DHA Restructuring: Unions working towards Health Care Union Bargaining Associations

DHA Restructuring:  Unions working towards Health Care Union Bargaining Associations

August 25th, 2014

Dear Health Care member, Nova Scotia’s health care system is undergoing radical change by the provincial government. These changes include the government’s decision to move from nine District Healt[...]

Local 1995 Bargaining Update: Tentative Agreement Reached, Recommending Acceptance: Information/Ratification Vote Scheduled

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August 22nd, 2014

Dear member of Local 1995, Your Bargaining Committee met with a conciliator on May 15th, but despite our best efforts, we were not able to conclude a collective agreement at that time. Discussion c[...]

President Jessome's Labour Day Message - Monday September 1st, 2014

President Jessome's Labour Day Message -  Monday September 1st, 2014

August 21st, 2014

September 1st is Labour Day. It’s a day people come together to celebrate the achievements of workers and their unions throughout North America. Over the years, people have improved their working cond[...]

NSGEU President Joan Jessome is interviewed by CTV's Rick Grant, August 14, 2014

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August 15th, 2014

NSGEU President Joan Jessome is interviewed by CTV's Rick Grant for response to the governments posting of serious and fatal patient safety errors in hospitals over the last 6 months. [...]

The NSGEU Speaks Out on NSLC Issues

The NSGEU Speaks Out on NSLC Issues

August 11th, 2014

By Ian Johnson When the Minister for the Liquor Control Act announced in early June that seven more Agency Stores would be allowed to open, NSGEU moved quickly to condemn the move. With the additio[...]

NSGEU Welcomes New Local: Celtic Community Homes

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August 6th, 2014

Employees at Celtic Community Homes voted overwhelmingly to join the NSGEU today. Celtic Community Homes is a residential support services enterprise for people with disabilities, located in Antigo[...]