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Press Release: Employees at the WCB, NSGEU Local 55, Vote to Strike

May 7, 2018 Members of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU) Local 55, who work for the Workers’ Compensation Board, have voted 83% in favour of strike action to back their demands at the bargaining table. The Union and the Employer enter the conciliation process tomorrow, May 8 and May 9th. “This […]

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Local 55 – Workers’ Compensation Board Bargaining Update: Strike Vote Information

Dear Local 55 members; Please click here to view and download the strike information package Your Bargaining Committee Needs a strike vote from all members of Local 55 to reach a fair agreement for all members. After thirteen (13) days at the bargaining table, your Bargaining Committee has filed for conciliation. Virtually all items under […]

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Workers’ Compensation Board Local 55 Telephone Town Hall

WHAT: Telephone Town Hall WHEN: Wed. April 4, 2018 TIME: 6:30 p.m. We are holding a Telephone Town Hall in order to provide you with a bargaining update and discuss the upcoming strike vote with you. NSGEU President Jason MacLean, Chief Negotiator Robin MacLean, ERO Darryl Warren, and other members of your Bargaining Committee will […]

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Telephone Town Hall Meeting: Local 55 – Workers Compensation Board

Telephone Town Hall Meeting Local 55 – Workers Compensation Board Meeting to Discuss Bargaining Date:     Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Time:     7:00pm We are holding a Telephone Town Hall meeting for NSGEU members who work for the WCB in order to discuss the details of the proposals which were exchanged with the […]

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Local 55 – Workers’ Compensation Board: Bargaining Proposals Exchanged

Dear Local 55 Member: Your collective agreement expired on December 31, 2014, and your Bargaining Committee has exchanged proposals with the employer. If you are a Local 55 member and have not received the proposals by email, please contact the Resource Centre at 902-424-4063 (1-877-556-7438) or email and they will ensure you get a […]

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NSGEU’s Position on the Possible Impact of the Provincial Budget for Local 55 – Workers’ Compensation Board

On April 15th the Employer posted a dispatch via the “MyWorks” portal titled “2015-2016 Nova Scotia Budget: What WCB Employees need to know.” The posting contains a great deal of opinion, speculation, and references to how poorly the Provincial Government treats their employees. There were also analogous references to unionized employees and specifically NSGEU civil […]

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