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Healthcare Bargaining Update – February 15, 2018

The Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions, NSHA, and IWK just completed six days of conciliation in an effort to conclude a new collective agreement for the Health Care bargaining unit. The parties have agreed to another 11 days of bargaining over the course of the next few months. Bargaining in January and February […]

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Local 73 – Annapolis Valley Regional School Board Tentative Agreement Ratified!

Dear members of Local 73 The tentative agreement was ratified with 98% voting in favor. The Employer intends to ratify at the Board meeting on March 22nd, following which we will make arrangements to sign the new agreement. We will send another update as information becomes available on your retroactive pay. Your Bargaining Committee thanks […]

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Local 53-Halifax Regional School Board: Bargaining Update

Dear members of Local 53, Your Bargaining Committee wanted you to be aware that the Employer cancelled bargaining for yesterday, Feb. 22. The reason they gave for the cancellation was the uncertainty regarding the NSTU strike vote. We do have two other dates for negotiations: March 5 and March 19th and we are seeking further dates. […]

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A clarification on the Public Service Award payout Release

The Nova Scotia Public Service Commission mailed out their letter of offer regarding the Public Service Award (PSA) Payout. We have been hearing concerns from members regarding the Release you are required to sign – that you may be signing away any ability to accrue a future PSA if the NSGEU is successful in getting it […]

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Local 78B – Stock Transportation Ratification Vote Results

Dear members of Local 78B, Members of your Bargaining Committee counted the ballots for your ratification vote on Friday evening. 258 members voted, which is close to 90% of the bargaining unit. Of those who voted, 159 voted for the tentative agreement, and 96 voted against it. The membership ratified the tentative agreement by 62%. […]

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New Update for School Board Members

Following yesterday’s update and media release regarding the lack of response from the Minister of Education, Zach Churchill, ( the Minister phoned President MacLean this morning confirming much of what we shared with you on January 30th. the changes are in governance and not a change in employer There will be no layoffs or changes […]

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Local 267 – NS Community College Q & A on Conciliation and Strike Vote

Why is it very important for members to attend their Local meetings (listed below) to receive a bargaining update and vote? We would like to meet with you face-to-face in order to talk about how bargaining has proceeded so far and to discuss outstanding issues. Also, we would like you to cast your ballot to […]

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Local 78B Bargaining Update: Final Offer Received. Information Session/Vote – Wed., Jan 31, 7pm

Dear members of Local 78B, Your Bargaining Committee received a final offer from the Employer on Tuesday, January 23rd. We have scheduled an information session and ratification vote on this final offer for Wednesday, January 31st at 7:00 p.m. at the NSGEU Conference Centre, 255 John Savage Avenue, Dartmouth. All Drivers, Monitors, Mechanics, Lube Techs, and Foremen […]

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