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Bargaining Update: Local 46 Property Valuation Services Corporation Tentative Agreement Reached! Clarification

Good Afternoon, As you may be aware, we have reached a tentative agreement with the Employer. We are currently preparing your tentative agreement for circulation and arranging for ratification dates. Please watch your email for the next update. Please note that the link we included in the last bargaining update is to our proposals that we […]

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Local 59 A and B – Yarmouth Association For Community Residential Options (YACRO) Tentative Agreement Reached

After five days of negotiations, your bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement that we are prepared to recommend for acceptance by the membership. The union will be holding voting sessions at the Dartmouth office (255 John Savage) on Tuesday, December 4th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and at the Yarmouth office (59 Hawthorne […]

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Local 20 – NS Hearing & Speech Centres: Meet your newly elected representatives!

We are pleased to welcome the following members in their new roles as Local 20 representatives: Sheila Fortier, IWK – Chief Steward and Bargaining Committee Heather Grant, Cape Breton – President and Shop Steward and Bargaining Committee Kaitlin Lillington, Kentville – Shop Steward and Bargaining Committee Krista Wilson, Colchester/Hants – Shop Steward We will now begin […]

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Local 87 – Parkland At The Lakes Bargaining Update

Dear Local 87 members, Your bargaining committee exchanged proposals with your employer on Wednesday, November 21st, and continued negotiations on Thursday, November 22nd. Negotiations were cordial and we were able to come to agreement on several non-monetary items. We meet with the employer again on January 22, 2019. Copies of the bargaining proposals are being […]

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Local 59 A & B – Yarmouth Association for Community Residential Options (YACRO) Bargaining Update: Proposals Exchanged

Dear Local 59 members, Your bargaining committee met with your employer on Thursday, November 22nd to exchange proposals. Further bargaining dates have been scheduled for November 23rd, 27th, 28th, 29th and the 30th. Copies of the proposals will be mailed out to all members of Local 59. If you would like an electronic version, please […]

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NSGEU members in the Vehicle Transportation and Inspection Division – Grievance Update

In 2016, a number of employees with the Vehicle Transportation and Inspection Division (Employer), brought workplace safety concerns to our attention. The Union had meetings with Employees and as a result, a grievance was filed under the Collective Agreement. The grievance was filed under Article 36 of the Civil Service Master Agreement and was issued […]

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Council of Nursing Unions Concludes Face-To-Face Bargaining

Scheduled talks concluded October 30, for the Nova Scotia Council of Nursing Unions. The Nursing Council met this fall with the Employer group, a group of 19 representatives from the IWK and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) on September 4, 5, 6, 19, 20, 21, and October 10, 11, 12, 17, 18,19 and 30. […]

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Local 20 – NS Hearing & Speech Centres Leadership Opportunities with Your Union!

There are a number of leadership positions to be elected for Local 20, as per the NSGEU’s constitution. Once again, the union is putting out a call for Local 20 members with an interest in sitting on one (or more) of the following committees, councils, or the Local executive.  Aside from general training provided at […]

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NSGEU Home Care Workers: Bringing Health Care Home

Today, the NSGEU is launching an online advertising campaign to raise awareness of the importance of the work our home care members deliver throughout the province. The campaign will be featured on a wide range of media sites as “pre-roll” video, played before and during other video content. We understand that your profession has faced […]

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