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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 119 Restaurant/Food Services Workers: Telephone Town Hall

Local 119 – NSHA Support Services Central Zone Restaurant/Food Services Workers You’re Invited: Telephone Town Hall Meeting! WHAT: Telephone town hall meeting, Restaurant/Food Services Workers WHEN:  Monday, June 29th, 7 p.m. On Monday, June 29th, the NSGEU is holding an important telephone town hall meeting with all Restaurant/Food Services workers who are members of Local 119 to […]

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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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Update on Home Support RFP

Dear Home Support Members: Last week, we received notice from the Department of Health and Wellness that they plan to continue to try and work with all current home care providers, though they will not rule out the possibility of tendering out and further privatizing the service at a later date. Here is a copy […]

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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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Rally to prevent cuts to support staff at the CCRSB

Rally to prevent cuts to support staff at the CCRSB. Place: Sidewalk outside Truro Elementary School, 125 Curtis Dr. Date: Wednesday, June 10 Time: 6 p.m. The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board is considering cuts to library staff and Administrative Assistants following budget decisions to be made at their Board meeting on June 10. The Board […]

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Rally against cuts to support staff by the CCRSB, June 10, 2015 at 6pm

The CCRSB is considering cuts to support staff in their upcoming meeting on June 10. Support staff are critical links in a child’s education. Cuts will hurt students, families, and the community. The members of the CCRSB have the power to continue funding libraries, EAs, administrative support, and IT at appropriate levels. We must urge […]

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Local 54 Bargaining Update

Local 54 – Celtic Community Homes Bargaining Update Your bargaining committee met with your employer on June 1st and 2nd, 2015. Negotiations continue to be slow, but are respectful, and will continue on June 15th and 16th. Your bargaining committee looks forward to this round of negotiations and appreciates your support and patience throughout the process. Should […]

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