Author Archive | Zita Hildebrandt

There’s still time to apply for the NSGEU Member Bursaries

The Education Committee would like to advise that they are now accepting applications for the NSGEU Member Bursaries NSGEU believes in supporting members who are continuing their education. Every year, the union offers 14 member bursaries in March. They are awarded based on financial need at the discretion of the NSGEU Education Committee. Application Deadline: […]

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Cuts to Tourism and Parks Represent a Major Step Backwards

Province-wide – The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU) is upset with the recently announced plans by the McNeil government to close two Visitor Information Centres (VICs) in Pictou and Digby, and to switch seven campgrounds to so-called “self service” registration arrangements. “In our view, these cuts unfairly target rural communities in Oakfield, […]

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Dorsey Decision Q&A

Q. Please clarify: which members will be staying with NSGEU? As it stands right now, government is saying NSGEU will represent only workers who fall under the Health Care grouping. However, in arbitrator James Dorsey’s decision issued on Friday, February 20th, it is very clear that NSGEU will continue to represent both Health Care and […]

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Government Budget Consultations

The government is completing a round of public consultations on their next budget which is likely to be released in April. Yarmouth, March 2 at the Rodd Grand Hotel, 417 Main St. Bridgewater, March 3 at the Bridgewater Junior Senior High School, 100 York St. in the school cafeteria Information sessions begin at 6 pm and table discussions […]

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Arbitrator’s Decision To Be Released Friday

Good afternoon, This Friday (February 20th), arbitrator James Dorsey will release his decision on the labour component of the Health Authorities Act (also known as Bill 1). Part of that decision will be Mr. Dorsey’s determination of which health care unions will represent each of the groupings of workers (Nursing, Clerical, Support Services, and Health […]

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URGENT: Last chance to vote!

I am writing to remind you that today is the last day for you to vote to create a single NSGEU administrative professional bargaining unit which will represent all members across the province. This vote has one simple objective: it will allow administrative professionals the opportunity to stay with their union, the NSGEU. I know […]

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Information on Upcoming Vote for Clerical/Administrative Professionals

In order to fulfill a requirement of the provincial government’s new Health Authorities Act and allow the NSGEU to have an opportunity to continue to represent you, we need to consolidate all Clerical/Administrative Professional locals into one. NSGEU’s Clerical/Administrative Professionals are being asked to vote on creating one standalone local which would represent all of […]

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