Power has been restored to the NSGEU building and the office will open at 11 a.m. today. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Safe travels.
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The NSGEU is pleased the NDP is introducing legislation that will, if passed, amend the Labour Standards Code to ensure working people who experience domestic violence, intimate violence, and sexual violence will have the right to paid and unpaid leave from their employers in order to begin their recovery process. The leave will also be […]
On January 25, 2018, NSGEU President Jason MacLean wrote the Minister of Education regarding the lack of information flowing to frontline workers at provincial school boards about what the future holds. “To date there has been no response. We have had some anecdotal information passed along but that info is either started or ended with […]
Following last week’s vague announcement by Education Minister Zach Churchill and the lack of answers on how the announced changes will affect NSGEU members, we have reached out to Government on your behalf. As of right now, Government officials have told us that the changes announced last week are a change in governance and not […]
Confirming that the Town Hall scheduled for tonight for members who work at the Nova Scotia Community Colleges province-wide is going ahead as scheduled. We are holding a Telephone Town Hall meeting for NSGEU members who work at Nova Scotia Community College campuses across the province. As you may have heard, talks with your Employer […]
Due to the weather, the NSGEU office is closed today, Tuesday, January 30, to ensure the safety of members and staff. Staff are working from home so if needed please call 902-424-4063 or toll-free at 1-877-556-7438 and leave a message. You can also reach us at email@example.com. Your messages will be forwarded to the appropriate […]
Today, Government released their report on the province’s education administrative model. The author of the report, Dr. Avis Glaze, made many sweeping recommendations including the complete dismantling of the existing school board system. After 4 years of amalgamation and centralization of the healthcare system, Premier McNeil and Ministers Glavine and Delorey are still struggling to […]
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Dear Civil Service members, After speaking to both Bargaining Committees and reviewing briefs from the NSGEU and the Employer, the Arbitration Board notified us today that a mediated settlement is not possible and they are moving to arbitration. Now, we await the Board’s decision on outstanding issues between the Employer and the Union, expected before the […]
NSGEU believes in supporting members and their dependents who are continuing their education. Every year, the union offers 15, $750.00 bursaries in the fall and 14, $750 bursaries in the spring to NSGEU members. These are awarded based on financial need. Every year, the union offers one $2500, five $1500, and five $1,000 scholarships to dependent […]