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NSGEU Nurses Win Reduced Penalty for Strike Against Premier McNeil

On April 1, 2014, 167 registered nurses from the former NSGEU local 97 stood up to the McNeil Liberals and their Essential Services legislation (Bill 37) that stripped workers of their right to strike. Like the generations of NSGEU Nurses before them, these members showed outstanding courage in the face of a government who was […]

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Entitlement to Holiday Pay when the Holiday falls on your Day of Rest

Attention: Members who work for the NSHA: We have received a number of queries regarding entitlement to holiday pay during this holiday season. In particular, the Employer issued a memo to all employees advising that December 22nd would be designated as the half day Christmas Eve holiday for Monday to Friday employees. However, your Payroll […]

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Health Care Bargaining Year End Update

Health care bargaining will continue to move forward in the New Year. The Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions, NSHA, and IWK completed three days of conciliation in November.  While these days provided good discussion and some important progress towards a new collective agreement there is still a lot of work to do. Both […]

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Update on Health Care Bargaining following conciliation

The Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions, NSHA and IWK have completed three days of conciliation and plan to meet again in January for another five days. The last three days provided good discussion and some important progress towards a new collective agreement. However, a lot of work remains. The parties have held 27 […]

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Update on Health Council Bargaining

NSGEU Members on the Health Care Council Bargaining Committee spent another four days at the table working to conclude a new collective agreement for members of Locals 100, 104, 122, 193 and 195. The Council of Unions executive committee has decided to begin bargaining with the Health Care Council. Once that is complete, bargaining will […]

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Upcoming Meeting for Staff Working at Emerald Hall & Transition Hall

Good afternoon, On Tuesday, April 25th at 7:30 p.m., the NSGEU will hold a meeting to discuss ongoing workplace safety concerns with members who work at Emerald Hall & Transition Hall. President Jason MacLean, Employee Relations Officers Rick Wiseman and Tony Bremner, as well the Director of Negotiations and Servicing for Health Care, Shawn Fuller, […]

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Attention NSHA & IWK Health Care Workers

Important Reminder About Vacation Carry Over Hours The NSGEU recognizes the importance of vacation entitlements under the provisions of Article 17 for our members. If after submitting your yearly vacation, offers of alternate choices if necessary and repeated denials of ad-hoc vacation have resulted in the inability to use your vacation by March 31st, 2017, […]

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Health Care Bargaining Update

The Health Care Bargaining Council, including members of your bargaining committee, has made a formal bargaining complaint today against your employers with the Labour Board. Bargaining between the Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions and the NSHA and IWK has stalled because the Employers are refusing to tell the Unions what they are proposing […]

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Local 101 – LPNs, Former Capital District Health Authority Update on Reclassification Process

There have been continuous ongoing efforts to advance our reclassification efforts for Licensed Practical Nurses from the former Capital District Health Authority (CDHA). Meetings were held between the employer and two union staff on June 21 and July 22 to try and advance this reclassification effort. We also had to grieve the employer’s stance on the […]

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