Reminder to all members of the Civil Service

We are holding three important telephone town hall meetings for all Civil Service members and encourage all members to attend one. The purpose of these meetings is to discuss the tentative agreemen[...]

NSGEU Welcomes new hires

Originally posted in the Fall 2015 issue of The Stand David Leddicote, Employee Relations Officer (term position) David is a Correctional Officer, and was the provincial President of Local 480 ([...]

Update on Acute Care Bargaining & Essential Services

The Provincial Government passed two recent laws changing the way health care contracts are negotiated. The Health Authorities Act (Bill 1) created four province-wide bargaining units (Administrati[...]

Are you interested in become a facilitator for the NSGEU Bully-Free Workplaces Program?

Dear members: We are very excited to be offering you the opportunity to become a new facilitator for our internationally recognized NSGEU Bully-Free Workplaces Program. The program is based on the [...]

Triennial Convention

Wednesday, May 11th to Saturday, May 14th, 2016! Convention is a very exciting time for the union! On May 11, delegates will come together in Halifax from every corner of the province and over the [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Civil Service Bargaining Committee Recommends Acceptance of Tentative Agreement to Protect Job Security

The NSGEU Civil Service Bargaining Unit Negotiating Committee (BUNC) is recommending acceptance of a tentative agreement that protects members’ job security. During this round of negotiations, Civi[...]

Progress on Home Support Talks

Originally posted in the Fall 2015 issue of The Stand.  In June, President Joan Jessome; Executive Director Robin MacLean; Director of Negotiations and Servicing, Shawn Fuller; and ERO Corry MacKin[...]

Expanding Canada Pension Plan Benefits or A Voluntary Supplement?

In September, NSGEU participated in a Federal consultation process on the addition of a Voluntary Supplement to the Canada Pension Plan. The Voluntary Supplement to the CPP is being proposed by the[...]