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Healthcare Bargaining Update

The Healthcare Council of Unions and the NSHA and IWK completed a round of mediation yesterday at the request of the Labour Board, which has resulted in an agreement to re-start bargaining toward a new collective agreement. The Healthcare Council of Unions (made up of NSGEU, Unifor, CUPE and NSNU health care workers across the […]

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Local 122 IWK Health Care: Policy Grievance Filed

In January, the NSGEU filed a Policy Grievance, advising the Employer that they have not been compensating employees appropriately for callback hours as per Article 15 of the Local 122 – IWK Health Authority (Healthcare) Collective Agreement. Article 15.04   Callback Compensation An employee who is called back to work and who reports for work shall be […]

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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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NSGEU Healthcare Bargaining Unit (Locals 100, 122, 104, 193, 195) Telephone Town Hall Meeting

Healthcare Bargaining Unit Update WHAT: Telephone Town Hall Meetings WHEN: Monday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m & Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 12:30 p.m. NSGEU is holding two telephone town hall meetings in order to provide our members in the Healthcare Bargaining Unit with a bargaining update. Healthcare Bargaining Unit members can join the call on Monday, Sept. 12 at […]

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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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Important Meetings for Acute Health Care Workers in Metro

On April 1st, 2015, the government’s restructuring of the health care system came into effect, with the creation of the new Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) and the IWK remaining its own separate entity. This will mean a number of significant changes to the NSGEU’s existing acute health care locals (Locals 19, 42, 89, 90, […]

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