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The Nova Scotia Public Service Commission released its How’s Work Going survey results and it’s clear that public servants are feeling less valued and are unclear as to what they are supposed to be doing under the McNeil Liberals. Key areas promoted by Stephen McNeil such as Empowerment and Innovation, Vision and Goals, and Senior […]
Happy Pride Day to all members in the Yarmouth region!! Any NSGEU members that would like to participate in the pride parade on Saturday, September 16th, please meet us at the NSGEU building in Yarmouth, 59 Hawthorne St. at noon.
Dear NSGEU members, You may have been following the news lately and have heard about Bill 148 that the McNeil government has recently imposed on 75,000 public sector workers. This Bill affects thousands of our own members. We have launched our challenge to Bill 148 Earlier today NSGEU, through its legal counsel, served Notice […]
Dear Local 50 members, As you are aware, the Employer presented their final offer on July 20 which was unacceptable to your Bargaining Committee as it did not address key issues of importance to the membership, including wages, job security, and length of season. As a result, talks broke off and the union applied for […]
The NSGEU stands behind the passage of Bill C-16, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code. The Act adds gender identity and gender expression to the list of prohibited grounds of discrimination. The Act also amends the Criminal Code to extend the protection against hate propaganda to any member […]
This Sunday June 11th is the 92nd Anniversary of the commemoration of William Davis Miners’ Memorial Day(“Davis Day“). It is a day that we commemorate the death of coal miner William Davis who was shot to death on a mining strike at approximately 11 a.m. on June 11th, 1925. It’s a time to honour the man, William Davis, and […]
The NSGEU Board of Directors recognizes the important work NSGEU members do every day helping to support people who are struggling with mental health issues in Nova Scotia. Blue Monday is the third Monday in January and for a variety of reasons is considered one of the most depressing days of the year. Christmas is […]
The NSGEU is filing for conciliation after negotiations with the government for a Civil Service collective agreement reached an impasse. “Our members are looking for a fair agreement and hopefully a conciliator can help us get there,” says Jason MacLean, President of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union. “Right now, we remain far […]
The NSGEU’s Civil Service Union Negotiating Committee is scheduling more bargaining dates in the New Year with the Employer after two days at the bargaining table failed to produce a tentative agreement. “It is unfortunate we couldn’t get a deal at the table over the last two days,” says Jason MacLean, President of the Nova […]