Author Archive | Shannon MacIntyre

Local 193 – Suggested Return to Work Procedure for Members at 690 East River Rd., New Glasgow

In 2010, members who work for the Provincial Health Authority in New Glasgow were moved into a renovated building at 690 East River Road. Soon after moving in complaints of poor air quality came forward. An order was issued by the Department of Labour and an Industrial Hygienist was hired to report on the building. […]

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Stepping up to help their community

This article was featured in the Winter issue of the Stand and profiles NSGEU members who worked and volunteered during the Thanksgiving Day flood in Cape Breton. On Thanksgiving (Monday, October 10th, 2016), Cape Breton was hit by a slow-moving low pressure weather system, the remnants of Hurricane Matthew, that had recently devastated sections of […]

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February is African Heritage Month

This year marks the 30th African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia and the theme this year is “Passing the Torch.” The provincial launch of African Heritage Month was held on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Visit to read about events happening in your area!

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Message from President MacLean about Civil Service Vote Beginning Monday at 8am

Dear NSGEU Civil Service member, Voting on the employer’s final offer will begin on Monday, December 12 at 8 a.m.  This government has tried to dictate contracts rather than negotiate them. Now is the time to stand together and vote “NO!”. Make your voices heard! The employer’s final offer is a four year deal with […]

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Local 101 – LPNs, Former Capital District Health Authority Update on Reclassification Process

There have been continuous ongoing efforts to advance our reclassification efforts for Licensed Practical Nurses from the former Capital District Health Authority (CDHA). Meetings were held between the employer and two union staff on June 21 and July 22 to try and advance this reclassification effort. We also had to grieve the employer’s stance on the […]

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December 6 – We Remember: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Twenty-six years ago, 14 young women were murdered at l’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal. They were killed simply because they were women. On December 6th of every year, which now marks the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, we commemorate the lives of these women and reflect on the acts of violence […]

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