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Celebrate National Aboriginal Day (June 21, 2017)

Today (June 21st) we celebrate National Aboriginal Day. “In cooperation with national Indigenous organizations, the Government of Canada designated June 21 National Aboriginal Day, a celebration of Indigenous culture and heritage. This date was chosen because it corresponds to the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, and because for generations, many Indigenous groups […]

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Local 58 – Gateway Homes Inc. First Collective Agreement Ratified!

The Local 58 bargaining committee is pleased to advise the membership that their tentative agreement has been ratified by 100 per cent of the members who voted. Booklets will be printed and provided to members once the agreement has been signed by all parties. Many thanks to the local for supporting the bargaining committee, who worked hard […]

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A message from President Jason MacLean regarding the passage of Bill C-16

The NSGEU stands behind the passage of Bill C-16, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code. The Act adds gender identity and gender expression to the list of prohibited grounds of discrimination. The Act also amends the Criminal Code to extend the protection against hate propaganda to any member […]

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Join the HTU For a Rally/BBQ!

What: Rally/BBQ in support of striking Halifax Typographical Union (HTU) workers When: Friday, June 16th, noon Where: 2717 Joseph Howe Drive (The Chronicle Herald building) Unionized newsroom staff at The Chronicle Herald have been on strike for more than 500 days now, as their employer continues to refuse to negotiate a fair collective agreement with […]

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Local 58 Bargaining Update: Information Session and Ratification Vote Scheduled for June 19th

Dear Local 58 members, The Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with the Employer. They are recommending ACCEPTANCE. An information session and ratification vote of the tentative agreement has been scheduled. Date: Monday, June 19th Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Place: Sobeys Community Room (210 Wyse Road, Dartmouth) Members of the Bargaining Committee and […]

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Members Working For VON (Locals 29, 31, 35, 40, 85) Attendance Management Program

Good afternoon, As you are aware, your employer sent an email on Wednesday, May 31st outlining a new Attendance Management program that is being implemented effective June 1st, 2017. This communication advises that this program has been reviewed by the union and that it is compliant with the terms and conditions of our collective agreements. […]

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Local 104,193,195 – NS Health Authority, Northern, Eastern, Western Region Zones: Grievance Update

On October 19th, 2016, the NSGEU filed a grievance claiming that the employer’s posting of 18 new consultant positions was in violation of the collective agreement. That is, the union took the positions those jobs should be unionized. Your employer denied that this action violated the agreement and, ignoring the union’s warning, continued their hiring […]

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CS Bargaining Update: Binding Arbitration Application Filed with NS Labour Board

Good afternoon, Following the recent electronic vote, the Union Negotiating Committee has filed an application for binding arbitration with the Nova Scotia Labour Board. We will send more updates as the situation develops. Your Bargaining Committee (Union Negotiating Committee and the Bargaining Unit Negotiating Council) thanks you for your continued support and solidarity.

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