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Local 43 – Canadian Blood Service Information Session & Strike Vote

What: Information Session & Strike Vote When: Monday, June 24th, 6:30 p.m. Where: NSGEU office (255 John Savage Avenue) On Monday, June 24th your bargaining committee will be holding an important information session and strike vote to discuss the progress of negotiations and outstanding issues. Please make every effort to attend. In preparation for our meeting […]

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Local 43 – Canadian Blood Service Conciliation Scheduled

Dear members, This email is to advise you that conciliation with your employer is scheduled for June 27th and 28th. Please stay tuned for further updates after this conciliation date. What is Conciliation? Conciliation is a requirement under the Nova Scotia Trade Union Act that takes place when regular negotiations fail to reach an agreement. Either […]

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Local 43 – Canadian Blood Service Bargaining Update

Following four days of negotiations, your bargaining committee has reached an impasse with your Employer and has filed for conciliation. We are sending this email as an update on negotiations and to outline the important next steps. Negotiations were productive at times. However, your Employer continues to propose a number of clawbacks to important rights […]

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NSGEU Local 43 – Canadian Blood Services Bargaining Update: Proposals Exchanged

Dear Local 43 members, Your bargaining committee met with the employer on February 12th and 13th to exchange proposals. We plan to meet for additional bargaining days in the coming weeks and are hopeful that progress will be made. If you have any questions about the bargaining process or next steps, please contact a member […]

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PRESS RELEASE: NSGEU calls on McNeil Liberals to keep our blood supply safe and available for patients

Protecting people from pay-for-plasma corporate interest is critical to keep our public healthcare system safe and available to every patient who need it, says Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union President Jason MacLean. Documents made public by the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party show that Canadian Plasma Resources, a private pay-for-plasma company, singled out […]

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