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MEDIA ADVISORY: Rally to stop cuts to support staff at NSCAD

MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release: Date: June 24, 2015 Rally to stop cuts to support staff at NSCAD. Place: Fountain Campus, 5163 Duke St., Date: Thursday, June 25 Time: noon – 1 p.m. NSCAD announced last week, as part of their new “Organizational Framework”, they are laying off 7 Administrative Professionals and 9 Custodial staff […]

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Local 82 – Message from President Jessome with link to press release

Dear members of Local 82 at NSCAD University, The employer’s decision to balance their books on the backs of support staff who keep the university running is shameful. The contributions of maintenance workers and Administrative Assistants are being sadly and wrongly undervalued. The provincial government’s demand that universities maintain balanced budgets in order to qualify […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: NSCAD Administrative & Custodial Workers Laid Off

Administrative and Custodial workers at NSCAD learned this morning that they are losing their jobs, as part of the Liberal government’s mandate to balance their budget at any cost. Sixteen of these workers are members of the NSGEU: nine Custodial Workers, six Administrative Assistants and one Clerk. The employer plans to contract out the work […]

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Update on Bill 100: Universities Accountability and Sustainability Act

The Rally at the Legislature on Monday, April 27 was attended by many of our members and was held in solidarity with other labour unions, student unions, and faculty associations.  Please see the bottom of this email for links to media coverage of the issue.  Unfortunately, we expect the Bill will pass this week due […]

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