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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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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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It’s “Sock It To Poverty” time!

  Dear members, Every year, the NSGEU Human Rights Committee organizes a campaign called “Sock It To Poverty”. From now until December 15, we are asking you, if you are able, to set up a donation site at your workplace to collect new socks, mittens and hats or cash for people in need in your community. […]

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Health Care Bargaining Update: Health Care Bargaining to Begin in October

Good afternoon, Late last week, the Council of Health Care Unions (NSGEU, NSNU, Unifor, and CUPE) provided your employer representatives (NSHA and IWK) with bargaining dates for the Health Care bargaining unit only. Those dates are now set for early and mid-October. The Health Care bargaining council will now begin with an exchange of proposals […]

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Acute Healthcare Bargaining Update

Good afternoon, Today, your employer filed a complaint against the four unions representing almost 26,000 health care workers in the province (NSGEU, NSNU, Unifor and CUPE). This complaint alleges that the four new union negotiating councils (Health Care, Nursing, Administrative Professional, and Support Services) which were created as a result of the Health Authorities Act […]

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Acute Healthcare Bargaining Update

To:      All NSGEU Members in Locals: 100, 101, 104, 119, 122, 124, 189, 190, 191, 193, 195, 423, 1246 Just before Christmas, the Provincial Liberal Government passed Bill 148. This legislation will freeze retirement allowances for all public sector workers, including all unionized healthcare workers at the IWK and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA), […]

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Local 119 Update on Employer’s Efforts to Contract Out Retail Food Services

Local 119 – Nova Scotia Health Authority, Support Services Central Zone Update on Employer’s Efforts to Contract Out Retail Food Services The NSGEU has been advised by your employer that they are planning to move forward with contracting out retail food services, starting with the Tim’s 400 site at the Halifax Infirmary. They are choosing […]

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Local 119 Restaurant/Food Services Workers: Telephone Town Hall

Local 119 – NSHA Support Services Central Zone Restaurant/Food Services Workers You’re Invited: Telephone Town Hall Meeting! WHAT: Telephone town hall meeting, Restaurant/Food Services Workers WHEN:  Monday, June 29th, 7 p.m. On Monday, June 29th, the NSGEU is holding an important telephone town hall meeting with all Restaurant/Food Services workers who are members of Local 119 to […]

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