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Local 53 – Halifax Regional Centre for Education Arbitration Decision

As many of you would be aware, during the most recent round of bargaining, it became evident that the Employer and the Union disagreed on the interpretation of Article 28.05 (e) (ii) of the Collective Agreement: In the ninth (9th) year of service, ten (10) month Employees hired after January 1, 2007 shall be permitted […]

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NSGEU Nurses Win Reduced Penalty for Strike Against Premier McNeil

On April 1, 2014, 167 registered nurses from the former NSGEU local 97 stood up to the McNeil Liberals and their Essential Services legislation (Bill 37) that stripped workers of their right to strike. Like the generations of NSGEU Nurses before them, these members showed outstanding courage in the face of a government who was […]

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Civil Service Bargaining Arbitration Decision

The Civil Service Arbitration Board Chaired by Tom Cromwell released his decision at 8:00am this morning. This decision now finally concludes a collective agreement for civil service members. The Arbitration Board’s decision results in a collective agreement that will expire on April 1, 2021.  The Union has just received the decision and we are still […]

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NSGEU Wins Significant Civil Service Policy Grievance

Good afternoon, On Thursday, February 11th  the NSGEU received a significant arbitration decision on the policy grievance we filed in early 2015, following government layoffs. The grievance contended that the Civil Service employer violated the Civil Service Master Agreement in its failure to apply the job security Memorandum of Agreement (MOA#2) when members are laid off. […]

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NSGEU wins grievance re: pay denied to nurses on approved leave during strike

Today, the NSGEU received a copy of an arbitrator’s decision on a policy grievance we had filed as a result of the Employer denying payment to a number of members that were on approved leave during the strike in April. A total of 19 nurses directly affected, who were on short-term illness/maternity leave/educational leave and […]

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Local 71 – CCRSB – Outcome of Grievance Arbitrations

Local 71 – Chignecto Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) Outcome of Grievance Arbitrations As you may be aware, the NSGEU recently took four CCRSB Library related grievances to arbitration. The hearings were held on December 3rd and 4th, 2014. There were three policy grievances and one individual grievance. Please find below, a brief summary as well […]

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