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Dept of Community Services Case Aides Policy Grievance Issued to your Employer on Avoidance

The Union has raised concerns pertaining to Case Aides working within the Department of Community Services. The Employer continues to avoid appointing a number of term employees to permanent. The Department states it is looking at different ways to “optimize the delivery of access and transportation.” In light of this work, the Department has been […]

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Local 64 – Colchester Residential Services Society Bargaining Update

Dear Local 64 members, Your bargaining committee met with your employer on Thursday, March 14th and Friday, March 15th to resume negotiations. Both days were productive as we work towards reaching a new tentative agreement for your local, and we hope to have an agreement to bring forward to the members soon. If you have any questions […]

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Union Matters: Political Action Committee

This week, host Mary Otto sits down with fellow members of the NSGEU’s Political Action Committee (PAC), to find out what it’s like to get involved in politics and the union! Featured on this episode are Hugh Gillis (a Correctional Officer from Local 480); Robert MacDonald (an Operational Support worker at SMU from Local 170); […]

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Local 71 – Chignecto Central Regional Centre for Education Update on ECE Classification Issues

Attn: Early Childhood Educators and Lead Early Childhood Educators working in Pre-Primary Classrooms with the CCRCE We, the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union, have been in on-going discussions with your Employer, the Chignecto-Central Regional Centre for Education, with regards to unionizing your classifications (ECE & Lead ECE), much like what has occurred at […]

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Health Care Workers’ Safety Survey

The union has received a number of reports from our Health Care members regarding concerns about staffing shortages and patient safety. We are trying to collect data from the membership to assist with bringing public attention to this important issue. In order to do this effectively, we need information from you. We are asking you […]

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Health Care Administrative Professionals’ Safety Survey

The union has received a number of reports from our Administrative Professionals working in health care regarding concerns about staffing shortages and patient safety. We are trying to collect data from the membership to assist with bringing public attention to this important issue. In order to do this effectively, we need information from you. We […]

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Health Care Support Services’ Safety Survey

The union has received a number of reports from our Support Services members regarding concerns about staffing shortages and patient safety. We are trying to collect data from the membership to assist with bringing public attention to this important issue. In order to do this effectively, we need information from you. We are asking you […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: HI Emergency Department Reaches Boiling Point

The situation at the Halifax Infirmary emergency department has reached a boiling point, as nurses’ pleas to call “Code Orange” (a special alert usually reserved for incidents with mass casualties) were denied on Wednesday evening. At one point, 99 patients were in the department, with just three doctors on rotation and three fewer RNs than […]

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Home Care Update & Meetings

Good morning, NSGEU’s home care workers play a critical role in our health care system: helping to ensure Nova Scotians can stay in the comfort of their own homes even when they need assistance with their day-to-day routine. The work you do is deeply appreciated by your clients, their loved ones, and by us, your […]

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