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Press Release: NSGEU Spells It Out for McNeil Liberals: There is a crisis in health care

Stephen McNeil and the Nova Scotia Liberals have turned their backs on patients, families, nurses, health care professionals, and doctors who have all been telling him there is a crisis in health care. A new NSGEU on-line campaign spells it out for the McNeil Liberals and asks them to stop denying the health care crisis […]

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2018 NSGEU Member Bursaries & Dependent Scholarships

Time to apply for the NSGEU Member Bursaries and Dependent Scholarships! Deadline: March 15, 2018 NSGEU believes in supporting members and their dependents who are continuing their education. Bursaries: based on financial need Every year, NSGEU offers twenty-nine (29) Member Bursaries. Fourteen (14) with a March 15th deadline and fifteen (15) with an October 15 deadline. NSGEU […]

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School Board Member Update

Following last week’s vague announcement by Education Minister Zach Churchill and the lack of answers on how the announced changes will affect NSGEU members, we have reached out to Government on your behalf. As of right now, Government officials have told us that the changes announced last week are a change in governance and not […]

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Telephone Town Hall is Happening Tonight, Jan. 30 – Local 267 – NS Community College Important Bargaining Update: Talks Have Broken Off

Confirming that the Town Hall scheduled for tonight for members who work at the Nova Scotia Community Colleges province-wide is going ahead as scheduled. We are holding a Telephone Town Hall meeting for NSGEU members who work at Nova Scotia Community College campuses across the province. As you may have heard, talks with your Employer […]

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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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Education Minister’s Announcement Leaves More Questions Than Answers

Today, the Nova Scotia Liberal government announced some significant changes to the way education is delivered in Nova Scotia. At a press conference this afternoon Education Minister Zach Churchill said his government will: unify the system by dissolving the seven elected regional school boards and create one provincial advisory council. The structure of the Conseil […]

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Government Releases Education Administrative Report – NSGEU Urges Caution

Today, Government released their report on the province’s education administrative model. The author of the report, Dr. Avis Glaze, made many sweeping recommendations including the complete dismantling of the existing school board system. After 4 years of amalgamation and centralization of the healthcare system, Premier McNeil and Ministers Glavine and Delorey are still struggling to […]

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Locals 29, 31, 35, 40, 85: Changes to VON national benefits plan taking effect April 1, 2018

Dear Member, The Employer has communicated to the Union a change in the national VON benefits plan that you are a member of. This change, which takes effect on April 1, 2018, impacts the prescription drug plan. The plan will provide for a mandatory generic substitution for drugs covered by the plan. The Employer has outlined […]

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