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President's Statement on Mediator/Arbitrator Dorsey's Ruling

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November 20th, 2014

Good afternoon, Today, James Dorsey, the mediator/arbitrator responsible for overseeing the implementation of Bill 1 (The Health Authorities Act), ruled that he will hear arguments asking him to in[...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Statement on Mediator/Arbitrator Dorsey's Ruling

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November 20th, 2014

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 Statement on Mediator/Arbitrator Dorsey's Ruling Arbitrator James Dorsey ruled today that he will hear arguments asking him to interpret Bill 1 (The Health Authorities [...]

NSGEU Response to Broten Report

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November 19th, 2014

November 19, 2014 Tax and Regulatory Review Report Seen as Major Step Backwards Halifax – The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU) is strongly opposed to the the recommendation[...]

Workers' Rights Under Attack

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November 19th, 2014

Good afternoon, As you may have heard reported in the news yesterday, the mediation process outlined under Bill 1 has failed. Watch NSGEU President Joan Jessome talk with members of the media about[...]

Important: Update on Bill 1 Mediation and Telephone Town Halls Scheduled

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November 18th, 2014

What:  Telephone Town Hall meeting When: Tuesday, November 18, 7:30 p.m. (site leaders & Local executive)                 Wednesday, November 19, 7:30 p.m. (all acute healthcare members) [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Workers’ Rights, Benefits At Risk Under Employer’s Proposal

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November 18th, 2014

MEDIA RELEASE: Workers’ Rights, Benefits At Risk Under Employer’s Proposal During the Bill 1 mediation process, the organization representing the employer – the Health Association of Nova Scotia (H[...]

NSGEU members remember. We honour those who have laid down their lives in the line of duty.

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November 10th, 2014

Each year, NSGEU representatives lay wreaths in honour of those who have laid down their lives in the line of duty for the human and labour rights we have today including the freedom of association an[...]

Bill 1 Rallies: Postponed for Mediation

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November 6th, 2014

As we prepare to begin the mediation process outlined under Bill 1, we have decided to postpone scheduled rallies over the coming nine days. We hope to reach an agreement with the assistance of the[...]