Good afternoon, The lucky winner of the NSGEU’s Dream Vacation contest was Irene Tower, an Accounting Clerk and member of Local 82 (NSCAD)! Irene has worked at NSCAD for 11 years and will be retiring later this month. What a fantastic way to start out her retirement! She is thinking about using the certificate to […]
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Due to the ongoing winter storm cleanup efforts, the meeting scheduled for Local 78B has been cancelled. Please keep an eye out for the rescheduled meeting date.
Due to the ongoing winter storm, the meeting scheduled for Local 16 has been cancelled.
(UPDATED): Due to ongoing storm conditions affecting most of the province, the NSGEU office in Burnside will remain closed on Tuesday, February 14th to ensure the safety of staff and members. Please stay safe!
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 We were deeply disturbed to learn that Stephen McNeil’s Liberal government is once again spending public dollars investigating the possibility of entering into a P3 deal to fund our province’s public hospitals. “This government wasted $825,000 looking into privatizing our registries before realizing it was a bad idea. A previous Liberal […]
Good morning, Today, the NSGEU is launching an exciting contest for our members: we are giving away a $3,000 travel voucher with Air Canada Vacations! The purpose of this contest is to allow us to build our connections with our members, and ensure we have the most accurate, up-to-date contact information for you, so we […]
The Health Care Bargaining Council today made a formal bargaining complaint with the Labour Board against the Nova Scotia Health Authority and the IWK. Bargaining between the Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions and the NSHA and IWK has stalled because the employers are refusing to table proposals for three crucial benefits in the […]
We understand that many of our members have been left scrambling to make last-minute childcare arrangements as the result of the government’s careless decision to close our public schools with less than 48 hours notice. Our health care members have been reminded by their employer that they are expected to be at work this week, […]
Saturday, December 3, 2016 We have just learned that Stephen McNeil’s Liberal government is continuing its unjust crusade against public sector workers in this province, introducing yet another piece of legislation designed to undermine the collective bargaining process and force government’s will upon public sector workers. This is the sixth time Premier McNeil has proven […]
Good afternoon, Bargaining between the Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions and the NSHA and IWK has stalled because the Employers are refusing to tell the Unions what they are proposing for key aspects of the new collective agreements. The Council of Unions bargaining committee is made up of six members from NSGEU, three […]