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Health Care Bargaining Update: Progress made and next steps

Your Health Care Bargaining Committee has spent the past several weeks preparing for a mediation arbitration hearing set for the last week of July with mediator arbitrator William Kaplan. The Committee has worked closely over the last eight weeks with lawyers at Pink Larkin to continue to narrow the issues and prepare our case. That […]

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Local 71 – CCRCE Membership Votes In Favour of Strike in Advance of Conciliation

Dear members of Local 71 at the CCRCE, The results of the strike vote are in and members have voted overwhelmingly in support of their Bargaining Committee and in favour of a strike. 97% of those who voted, voted to strike. This strong strike mandate will give the Bargaining Committee strength as they move into […]

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Local 67 – Veith House Bargaining Update Tentative Agreement Reached!

Dear Local 67 members, Your Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with the Employer during conciliation on Monday, June 25th, 2018. Details of the tentative agreement will be shared at a ratification vote session which we are in the process of scheduling within the next couple of weeks. The Committee is recommending acceptance. Your Bargaining […]

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Healthcare Administrative Professionals Bargaining Unit Bargaining Update

The NSGEU Healthcare Administrative Professional Bargaining Committee met on June 21 and 22, 2018 to prepare for bargaining with the NSHA and the IWK. The Committee is comprised of seven representatives from Locals 1246, 423, 189, 190, 191, 104, 193 and 195, who work at the NSHA in the Central and Western Zones, the IWK, […]

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Local 71 – CCRCE Strike Vote Information

Dear members of Local 71, After 12 days at the bargaining table, your Bargaining Committee has filed for conciliation. The Union is seeking a strike mandate from you, the members, prior to going into conciliation. We need a strike vote from all of Local 71 to reach a fair agreement. Your employer, the Chignecto-Central Regional Centre […]

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Bargaining Preparation Underway for Council of Nursing Unions

Local  101 – NSHA Nursing Central Bargaining Update: Bargaining Preparation Underway for Council of Nursing Unions  On June 14 and 15 the Nova Scotia Council of Nursing met to discuss bargaining priorities and examine the language from the four unions (NSGEU, CUPE, Unifor and NSNU) collective agreements in acute care.The 20-member Council reviewed contract language for […]

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Local 71 – Chignecto Central Regional Centre for Education Bargaining Update: Union filing for conciliation

Dear Local 71 members, Talks broke down yesterday (June 18) at the bargaining table and the Bargaining Committee has decided to file for conciliation. Please watch for emails with more information in the coming days. If you have any questions, please contact any member for your Bargaining Committee or the NSGEU at inquiry@nsgeu.ca Bargaining Committee: […]

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Healthcare Bargaining Councils’ Bargaining Update – What’s Next?

Since health care workers across Nova Scotia voted 93% to ratify the mediation/ arbitration agreement with the NSHA and IWK, the unions representing those workers have done much work on the next phase of the bargaining process that will conclude new collective agreements for all four bargaining units (Health Care, Administrative Professionals, Support Services and […]

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