Author Archive | Deedee Slye

NSGEU Secretary-Treasurer, Darren McPhee attends government announcement of a new commitment to provide a more modern, community-focused support system for people with disabilities, mental health issues, and seniors.

Today, the Nova Scotia government announced they are charting a new direction for persons with disabilities, seniors and people with mental health issues. Over the next decade, they will be moving to a new support system model that will give people more choice and control over where they live and the kind of care they […]

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Open Letter to Nova Scotians from NSGEU members working for the NSLC

As members of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU) and employees of the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC), we are proud to deliver a responsible quality service to Nova Scotians. We work in the distribution warehouse, in accounting, purchasing and administration, and in the stores, as both managers and clerks. Together, we […]

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NSGEU Welcomes Latest Dental Service Initiatives

Halifax – The NSGEU is pleased to see the government’s most recent dental service announcements about increased access to pediatric dental surgeries and the hiring of a Chief Dental Officer.  They are both long overdue initiatives that should have been implemented much earlier. This position has been recommended since the 2008 Nova Scotia Oral Review […]

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Civil Service Tentative Agreement Ratified

 (NSGEU’s Union Negotiating Committee for the Civil Service) NSGEU members working for the Nova Scotia Civil Service ratified their tentative agreement this evening by 93.8%. The tentative agreement was reached between the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union and the Public Service Commission on July 9. “We are pleased to have a new agreement […]

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Elijah Williams and Shay Enxuga, workers at Just Us! Coffee receive their cheques from NSGEU

Elijah Williams and  Shay Enxuga came to the union office today with their friend to receive their cheques from the NSGEU. Locals across the province pledged support for these two workers who were unjustly fired from Just Us! for organizing a union in the workplace. They were moved to action following a presentation by the Just […]

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Local 64- Colchester Residential Services Society – Information Session and Vote Rescheduled – Tuesday, July 9th

Dear members of Local 64, The vote scheduled on July 3 was cancelled due to some pages missing in the information package that was mailed out to you. President Jessome has decided that in light of the information being missed, the vote had to be cancelled and rescheduled and the proper information provided. The proper […]

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News from NSGEU Bully- Free Workplaces Program

News from Trade Union in Canada-NSGEU       The NSGEU Working Toward Bully-Free Workplaces Program continues to expand. Several events have happened since the last update in November 2012. Notably Susan Coldwell and several other participants at the Copenhagen conference were invited to Japan in February to participate in the Japan Institute for labour Policy […]

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