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Health Care Bargaining Strike Vote Update

After two very successful telephone town hall meetings it’s clear that people are tired of being attacked and are ready to send a strong message to the Employers and Stephen McNeil that it’s time to take our negotiations seriously. To those that participated in our town halls, either by listening in or asking a question […]

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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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Health Care Bargaining Unit Telephone Town Hall

Health Care Bargaining Unit Locals 100, 122, and members of Local 193, 104 & 195 Telephone Town Hall  WHAT: Telephone Town Hall WHEN: Tues., April. 3 & Thurs., April. 5, 2018 TIME:    7:30 p.m. We are holding a Telephone Town Hall meeting for NSGEU members who work in Health Care in Locals 100, 193, […]

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Attention: All Local 2 & 14 Income Assistance, Employment Support Services, Social Workers – re: vacation scheduling

Concerns regarding the scheduling of vacation within the DCS were brought to NSGEU in 2017. The concerns mainly involved members working in Income Assistance or Employment Support Services. A number of grievances were filed as a result of the Employer arbitrarily restricting the amount of Employees being off at any one given time, also known […]

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Good news for Sherbrooke Restoration Commission and members of NSGEU Local 50

Dear members of Local 50, In government’s spending announcement today was a small line item that means a great deal to members of Local 50 who work for the Sherbrooke Restoration Commission or Sherbrooke Village. “Sherbrooke Restoration Commission: $246,000 to support the transition of the Sherbrooke pension plan to the Public Service Superannuation Plan.” Government […]

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Healthcare Bargaining Update – February 15, 2018

The Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions, NSHA, and IWK just completed six days of conciliation in an effort to conclude a new collective agreement for the Health Care bargaining unit. The parties have agreed to another 11 days of bargaining over the course of the next few months. Bargaining in January and February […]

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Local 73 – Annapolis Valley Regional School Board Tentative Agreement Ratified!

Dear members of Local 73 The tentative agreement was ratified with 98% voting in favor. The Employer intends to ratify at the Board meeting on March 22nd, following which we will make arrangements to sign the new agreement. We will send another update as information becomes available on your retroactive pay. Your Bargaining Committee thanks […]

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Local 53-Halifax Regional School Board: Bargaining Update

Dear members of Local 53, Your Bargaining Committee wanted you to be aware that the Employer cancelled bargaining for yesterday, Feb. 22. The reason they gave for the cancellation was the uncertainty regarding the NSTU strike vote. We do have two other dates for negotiations: March 5 and March 19th and we are seeking further dates. […]

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