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Local 57-Laing House: Information Session/Ratification Vote Scheduled

The Laing Board of Directors has completed their ratification of the tentative agreement that was reached on May 24th, 2017. The information session and ratification vote of the tentative agreement for members of Local 57 will begin on Monday, June 5th at 6 p.m. at Laing House. Ratification packages will be provided at the meeting, and […]

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Local 57-Laing House Countdown to Strike!

Good morning, After two days of conciliation, the employer presented its final offer to the Local 57 (Laing House) bargaining committee. The bargaining committee presented the final offer to the members of Local 57 without making a recommendation of acceptance or rejection. Members reviewed the final offer and conducted their vote between Friday April 28th […]

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NS Workplace Safety Action Plan Online Survey-Have Your Say

Good afternoon, Are you an NSGEU member working in a group home, long-term care or in home support? The following survey is a joint project of AWARE-NS, Nova Scotia’s Departments of Health and Wellness, Labour and Advanced Education, and Community Services, the Nova Scotia Health Authority, IWK Health Centre, and WCB Nova Scotia. The goal […]

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Local 57 Bargaining Update: Union Filing for Conciliation, Conference Call Scheduled

The Local 57 Bargaining Committee and Laing House (the Employer) reached an impasse on February 22nd. The Union will be filing for conciliation today, February 28th. While we have reached agreement on many articles, we still have not been able to reach agreement on wages and duration of the collective agreement. We are committed in reaching […]

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Group Home Locals Bargaining Update

Dear member, In the Fall of 2015, NSGEU held a group home bargaining strategy session, which was attended by your group home bargaining and essential services representatives. During the session, members identified a number of priority issues for bargaining. A bargaining input survey was developed with the intent of sending it out to group home […]

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