(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 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 […]
President Jessome will appear on News 95.7 at 4:45pm today regarding Bill 86, Ambulance Services Continuation Act, and the right to strike. Listen live here: http://player.rogersradio.ca/cjni/on_air
Halifax – Members of Local 53, administration professionals who work for the Halifax Regional School Board, have voted 96% in favour of strike action.
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 […]
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 […]
For all NSGEU members who belong to the Public Service Superannuation Pension Plan: The Annual Report and Actuarial Valuation have been posted at the following link: http://www.novascotiapension.ca/publicserviceplan/publications/annualreports The Financial Statements have been posted at the following link: http://www.novascotiapension.ca/publicserviceplan/publications/financialstatements
Watch Sheet Harbour: Nova Scotia’s Best Kept Secret – a 6 minute video that illustrates the importance of public services in rural communities starring some of our members and President Jessome. We also learn how public services support the private services in these communities and the importance of both in our economy.
Proclaimed in 1996 June 21 was first proclaimed in 1996 as an annual occasion to recognize the diverse cultures and outstanding contributions to Canada of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Collectively these groups make up the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada. The date was selected for several reasons, including the fact that it coincides with […]
Local 18 (MOS), Maintenance and trades staff at Cape Breton University voted 79% in favour of their tentative agreement on June 17. All fourteen (14) members were at the meeting to go through the changes with the bargaining committee and the ERO and negotiator, Jim Gosse. President Jessome was present as well and answered other […]