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50 years strong with NSGEU

Meet NSGEU member Sheldon Bisson, a Biomedical and Anesthesia Tech. Assistant with the Nova Scotia Health Authority. This is Sheldon’s 50th year with the union, and he says the support has been great. “I wouldn’t have a job without the union,” says Bisson. “They helped get my position sorted out when amalgamation took place. It […]

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Welcome new members of Local 150 – Island Employment Association!

We are pleased to welcome our newest members who are employees of the Island Employment Association. They are Career Practitioners, Career Counsellors, Job Developers, Employment Support Practitioners, IT Technicians, Information Resource Specialists, and Project Managers. They help people find a job or explore career possibilities as well as help people access government-sponsored programs that assist with employment, training, […]

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Press Release: NSGEU applauds new Nurse Practitioner Education Incentive Program

Educating more nurse practitioners for people in underserved areas is a positive step forward for nurses and families who don’t have a family doctor and lack access to primary health care, says NSGEU President Jason MacLean. “This is a good announcement from government and could go a long way to address the doctor shortage many […]

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Health Care Bargaining Update: Progress made and next steps

Your Health Care Bargaining Committee has spent the past several weeks preparing for a mediation arbitration hearing set for the last week of July with mediator arbitrator William Kaplan. The Committee has worked closely over the last eight weeks with lawyers at Pink Larkin to continue to narrow the issues and prepare our case. That […]

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Slow Down, Move Over

In advance of the Canada Day weekend, one of the busiest travel times of the year, the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU) and the Public Service Commission are partnering on a social media campaign to raise awareness of the need to slow down and move over for public service vehicles at the […]

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Local 71 – CCRCE Membership Votes In Favour of Strike in Advance of Conciliation

Dear members of Local 71 at the CCRCE, The results of the strike vote are in and members have voted overwhelmingly in support of their Bargaining Committee and in favour of a strike. 97% of those who voted, voted to strike. This strong strike mandate will give the Bargaining Committee strength as they move into […]

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