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Telephone Town Hall Meeting: Local 55 – Workers Compensation Board

Telephone Town Hall Meeting Local 55 – Workers Compensation Board Meeting to Discuss Bargaining Date:     Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Time:     7:00pm We are holding a Telephone Town Hall meeting for NSGEU members who work for the WCB in order to discuss the details of the proposals which were exchanged with the […]

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Local 105 (Louisdale Community Homes Association): Bargaining Update

Your Local 105 Bargaining Committee met with your employer last week to begin the process of negotiating your first collective agreement.  We made very good headway, reaching agreement on the majority of non-monetary provisions. Please click here to access a copy of the Union’s proposals, as presented to your employer. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to […]

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Home Support Members: Update on “Performance Based” Contracts

NSGEU representatives attended a Department of Health and Wellness/Nova Scotia Health Authority (DHW/NSHA) presentation regarding the current status of the Home Support service agreements on Tuesday, January 31st. As most of you are aware, the new “performance based” contracts were originally set to take effect on February 1st, 2017. One of the most significant features […]

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Update: Home Support Services

Since December 2014, the Liberal government has been exploring opportunities to further contract out (and privatize) all home support services in Nova Scotia. Today, there are more than 20 companies providing home support services in the province. The NSGEU represents approximately 1,900 home support workers and schedulers working for 11 of these companies, which are […]

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Local 54: Bargaining Update

Your bargaining committee met with your Employer on April 7 and 8, 2015. Negotiations were slow, but respectful and the talks will continue on April 15, and 16. Your bargaining committee looks forward to this round of negotiations and appreciates your support and patience throughout the process. Should you have any questions or concerns, please […]

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LOCAL 31:PROTECT YOUR JOB – SIGN A PLEDGE!

The following meetings have been scheduled for Local 31.  Please visit one in your area and sign the pledge: DATE TIME PLACE Thursday, April 9, 2015 (2 Sessions) 3:00 to 9:00 pm         OR   3:00 to 9:00 pm Valley Cornerstone Assembly Church 1864 Hwy 358, Canning Near Hillaton on the way to Canning   […]

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