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Putting the Pieces Together for Mental Health- Public Forum – Monday, October 7th, 2013

Putting the Pieces Together for Mental Health- Public Forum – Monday, October 7th, 2013 Doors open for admission & visiting information booths at 10:00 AM Forum runs from 11:00AM – 3:30PM Enter our prize draw! HALIFAX FORUM (Bingo Hall – Almon St. Entrance) 2901 Windsor Street, Halifax, NS FREE ADMISSION ~ ALL WELCOME ~ A […]

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Saint Mary’s University and NSGEU to Put Silver Lining in Retirement

Saint Mary’s University and NSGEU to Put Silver Lining in Retirement Saint Mary’s University is partnering with Atlantic Canada’s largest union, the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union, to deliver an innovative, new program to retiring and retired NSGEU membership.  A September 11th Memorandum of Understanding between the University’s Division of Continuing Education and […]

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Annual Family Fun Day Cornmaze

NSGEU Cumberland Colchester Regional Council Presents: Annual Family Fun Day Cornmaze Sunday, September 29 (Rain date Sunday, Oct 6, 2013) Riverbreeze Corn Maze – 660 Onslow Rd, Truro NS ( 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Cost: $ 5 (including friends and family) Children 4 yrs & under: free LOOK for registration table with NSGEU FLAGS Admission […]

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Only Fair Is Fair. Income Inequality Isn’t

National Union Launches “Fairness Express” Bus Tour To Combat Growing Wage Gaps Update: The Fairness Express will be visiting: Holiday Inn Harbourview in Dartmouth, on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 11:30am Yarmouth International Airshow, on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 10 am Yarmouth Terry Fox Run on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 1:30pm Halifax’s Spring Garden Road on Monday, […]

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NSGEU Grand Opening!

It was a beautiful sunny day for the grand opening of our new NSGEU members building at 255 John Savage Ave. in Dartmouth. Hundreds of guests enjoyed great music, great food, conversation, and tours through the new building. Here are some photos and a video of the flag raising from Saturday’s opening:

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Civil Service Master Agreement has been signed today, Sept 3, 2013. Retroactive pay is expected either on October 3 or the following pay.

Dear Civil Service member, We are pleased to announce that the employer signed the Civil Service Master Agreement today, September 3, 2013. Today is the official signing date. We have been told by the employer that retro may be paid on the October 3, 2013 pay, otherwise it will likely be included on the following […]

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NSGEU Secretary-Treasurer, Darren McPhee attends government announcement of a new commitment to provide a more modern, community-focused support system for people with disabilities, mental health issues, and seniors.

Today, the Nova Scotia government announced they are charting a new direction for persons with disabilities, seniors and people with mental health issues. Over the next decade, they will be moving to a new support system model that will give people more choice and control over where they live and the kind of care they […]

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Local 18 Teachers – Negotiations Moving Forward

Negotiations began and proposals were exchanged on Monday, August 26. These proposals were developed by your Bargaining Committee after careful consideration and analysis of the input from the membership. A copy of the proposals are being mailed to you. Negotiations continued the following day and discussions were amicable; however, the majority of monetary items remain […]

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