Archive | Bargaining Updates

Clarification: Healthcare Administrative Professionals’ Agreement

Good morning, We have received a few inquiries from members regarding the new collective agreement for your bargaining unit. To clarify, the base agreement achieved by the Health Care bargaining unit also applies, with some exceptions, to your bargaining unit. To view this base agreement, click here. Additionally, the Mediator/Arbitrator, William Kaplan, issued a 36-page […]

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Administrative Professionals at the NSHA & IWK Bargaining Update: Agreement Awarded

Following one of mediation on Tuesday, September 18th, Mediator/Arbitrator William Kaplan has issued an award (click here to view and download the full award), which establishes a collective agreement for more than 3,600 employees in the Health Administrative Professionals Bargaining Unit at the NSHA and the IWK. The NSGEU will hold a Telephone Town Hall on […]

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Local 71 Bargaining Update: Ratification Meeting Dates Set!

Dear Local 71 members, As you may be aware, after four days of conciliation, your Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with your Employer and are recommending acceptance. Here are the dates for information/ratification meetings: Sept 25 – Central Colchester Junior High School 6-8 pm Sept 26 – Amherst Regional High School, Cafeteria 6-8 […]

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Local 102 – North End Community Health Centre Tentative Agreement Reached

Good afternoon, Your bargaining committee is pleased to advise that on Thursday, September 13th, a tentative agreement was reached between the union and your employer. Your bargaining committee is recommending acceptance of the tentative agreement, and the details will be presented and explained during the meeting outlined below. We will be holding an information session and […]

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Local 71 – Chignecto Central Regional Centre for Education Tentative Agreement Reached

Dear Local 71 members, After four days of conciliation, we are pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement. Please stay tuned for details, including ratification meeting information. If you have any questions, please contact any member for your Bargaining Committee or the NSGEU at Bargaining Committee: Donna M MacGregor M […]

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Health Support Bargaining Unit Bargaining Update

The Council of Health Support Unions, comprised of committee members from CUPE, Unifor and NSGEU, met with the NSHA and IWK on August 27th, 28th and 29th to bargain a new collective agreement for members who work in support services occupations across Nova Scotia. Both parties tabled proposals premised on the Healthcare Bargaining Unit Arbitration […]

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Nursing Bargaining Update: Proposals Exchanged

Talks got underway today, September 5, for the Nova Scotia Council of Nursing Unions. The Nursing Council exchanged proposals with the Employer group, a group of 19 representatives from the IWK and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA). Additional bargaining dates are set for September 6, 19, 20, 21, and October 10, 11, 12, 17, […]

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Healthcare Administrative Professionals Bargaining Unit Bargaining Update

The Council of Healthcare Administrative Professional Unions, comprised of committee members from CUPE and NSGEU, met with the NSHA and IWK on August 21st, 22nd and 31st to bargain a new collective agreement for over 3,000 members who work in acute care administrative professional occupations across Nova Scotia. Both parties tabled proposals premised on the […]

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Press Release: Health Care Workers Awarded Increase in Shift and Weekend Premiums

Today, Aug. 15, Mediator / Arbitrator William Kaplan awarded union members in the Health Care Bargaining Unit an increase in shift and weekend premiums. Health Care Bargaining Unit members were awarded a 50 cent per hour increase to their current hourly premium rate. These premiums are added compensation earned when employees are assigned to work […]

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