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Local 59 A and B – Yarmouth Association For Community Residential Options (YACRO) Tentative Agreement Ratified

The bargaining committee wishes to advise Local 59 members that the tentative agreement has been overwhelmingly ratified. 92.3 per cent of votes cast in the local were in the favour of accepting the tentative agreement. Local 59 now has a new collective agreement which runs from November 1st, 2015 to October 31, 2021. The bargaining […]

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Local 59 A and B – Yarmouth Association For Community Residential Options (YACRO) Tentative Agreement Reached

After five days of negotiations, your bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement that we are prepared to recommend for acceptance by the membership. The union will be holding voting sessions at the Dartmouth office (255 John Savage) on Tuesday, December 4th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and at the Yarmouth office (59 Hawthorne […]

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Local 59 A & B – Yarmouth Association for Community Residential Options (YACRO) Bargaining Update: Proposals Exchanged

Dear Local 59 members, Your bargaining committee met with your employer on Thursday, November 22nd to exchange proposals. Further bargaining dates have been scheduled for November 23rd, 27th, 28th, 29th and the 30th. Copies of the proposals will be mailed out to all members of Local 59. If you would like an electronic version, please […]

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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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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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