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Welcome Chignecto-Central Regional Centre for Education Early Childhood Educators to NSGEU Local 71

The votes have been counted and you voted overwhelmingly to join NSGEU Local 71. 77% of you voted 93% in favour of joining NSGEU. On behalf of over 30,000 NSGEU members, we welcome you to our Union. Early Childhood Educators play an important role in the education and support of our students and the NSGEU […]

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Local 72 – CSAP Statut des négociations collectives

Chères consoeurs et confrères, Nous vous adressons la présente pour vous mettre à jour sur l’état des négociations avec les représentants du CSAP. Comme vous le savez, les négociations ont débuté en 2015, pour se poursuivre en 2016, en 2017, et en 2018. En avril 2018, les parties étaient très près d’un règlement sujet à […]

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Report on Meeting with Minister of Education, Zach Churchill re:Changes to NS Education System

Dear School Board members, The Nova Scotia Federation of Labour recently organized a meeting between the Unions representing school support staff and the Minister of Education. The meeting was held on April 17, 2018 at the Minister’s office. Present at the meeting were Robin MacLean (NSGEU), Nicole McKim (NSGEU), Grant Dart (CUPE), Penny Foster (SEIU), […]

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What to do if there is a strike at your workplace?

Dear NSGEU members working in provincial school boards, The Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) has announced it is holding a strike vote today, February 20th. The NSTU Executive is holding a meeting tomorrow where they will decide what, if any, job action they will be taking. We stand with the teachers as they try to […]

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New Update for School Board Members

Following yesterday’s update and media release regarding the lack of response from the Minister of Education, Zach Churchill, ( the Minister phoned President MacLean this morning confirming much of what we shared with you on January 30th. the changes are in governance and not a change in employer There will be no layoffs or changes […]

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Education Minister’s Announcement Leaves More Questions Than Answers

Today, the Nova Scotia Liberal government announced some significant changes to the way education is delivered in Nova Scotia. At a press conference this afternoon Education Minister Zach Churchill said his government will: unify the system by dissolving the seven elected regional school boards and create one provincial advisory council. The structure of the Conseil […]

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Local 72 – Conseil Scolaire Acadien Provincial Bargaining Update

As you are likely aware, this round of negotiations has been unique and challenging for the NSGEU. With the looming threat of wage restraint through Bill 148, the NSTU dispute and regular school shut down periods, it has been difficult to schedule dates to meet with the Employer at the Bargaining table. Your Committee exchanged […]

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2015 Education Action Plan and Government Media Release

Dear School Board and Stock Transportation Members: On January 29, 2015, the Minister of Education and Early Childhood Education released her Action Plan for Education. This follows the release of the final report of the Minister’s Panel on Education on October 30, 2014. For your information, you can click here to view and download a […]

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