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Media Advisory: Legislation an Unjustifiable Infringement on Freedom of Association

Monday, September 29th, 2014 Media Advisory: Legislation an Unjustifiable Infringement on Freedom of Association The NSGEU continues to review the legislation being introduced by the Liberal government this evening, and has concluded that it breaches the constitutional rights of unionized health care workers in Nova Scotia. “This is an unjustifiable infringement in the union and […]

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Media Advisory: NSGEU Calls on Government to Let Workers Vote

Monday, September 29th, 2014 Media Advisory: NSGEU Calls on Government to Let Workers Vote The Liberal government’s legislation attacking health care workers will affect their benefits and working conditions, and will only make health care shortages worse. Thursday, September 29th will go down in history as a sad day for Nova Scotia and its workers. […]

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Local 97 – Nurses at CDHA: Bargaining Resumes Today

Conciliation will resume today, as scheduled, as we are still trying to achieve a collective agreement with your employer. Another conciliation date is scheduled for Thursday, October 2nd. Meanwhile, those aspects of the Essential Services agreement that we could not agree on with the employer were referred to the Labour Board last week. The Board […]

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Local 97 – Nurses at CDHA: Union Refers Outstanding Essential Services Issues to Labour Board

As you know, essential services negotiations for Local 97 ran throughout the summer. After almost 20 meetings, the parties reached agreement on staffing in the event of a strike for a long list of work areas. We also reached agreement on a number of processes that must be put in place in the event of […]

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Local 68 – Elizabeth Fry Society Tentative Agreement Reached Vote Scheduled

Local 68 – Elizabeth Fry Society Tentative Agreement Reached Vote Scheduled Your bargaining committee is pleased to advise that on Tuesday, August 12th a tentative agreement was reached between the union and your employer. Your bargaining committee is recommending acceptance of the tentative agreement, which provides for wage increases of 0.5% and 1.5% over a three-year period, […]

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Local 56 – Shannex, Blomidon Court Expression of Interest Process & Application

During the last round of negotiations your bargaining committee negotiated a new way for permanent employees to obtain positions within the bargaining unit.  Appendix “B” requires the employer to create an expression of interest process for that purpose. We recently met with the employer to firm up the details of the process and finalize the form, […]

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