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A Letter from President Jason MacLean to members of Local 480 Adult Corrections

Dear members of Local 480, I would like to commend all members who stood up for their rights under the Occupational Health & Safety Act and refused to work in unsafe working conditions in the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility (CNSCF). It is unfortunate that members had to do it, but I’m very pleased you did […]

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Local 105 – Louisdale Community Homes Association Tentative Agreement Reached, Vote Scheduled

Following three days of bargaining in May and two days this week, the parties reached a tentative agreement on Tuesday, June 27th. Your bargaining committee is recommending acceptance of the agreement. The tentative agreement will be mailed to members next week for review and two information/voting sessions will be held on Thursday, July 13th at […]

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Local 58 – Gateway Homes Inc. First Collective Agreement Ratified!

The Local 58 bargaining committee is pleased to advise the membership that their tentative agreement has been ratified by 100 per cent of the members who voted. Booklets will be printed and provided to members once the agreement has been signed by all parties. Many thanks to the local for supporting the bargaining committee, who worked hard […]

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Local 58 Bargaining Update: Information Session and Ratification Vote Scheduled for June 19th

Dear Local 58 members, The Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with the Employer. They are recommending ACCEPTANCE. An information session and ratification vote of the tentative agreement has been scheduled. Date: Monday, June 19th Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Place: Sobeys Community Room (210 Wyse Road, Dartmouth) Members of the Bargaining Committee and […]

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Members Working For VON (Locals 29, 31, 35, 40, 85) Attendance Management Program

Good afternoon, As you are aware, your employer sent an email on Wednesday, May 31st outlining a new Attendance Management program that is being implemented effective June 1st, 2017. This communication advises that this program has been reviewed by the union and that it is compliant with the terms and conditions of our collective agreements. […]

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Local 104,193,195 – NS Health Authority, Northern, Eastern, Western Region Zones: Grievance Update

On October 19th, 2016, the NSGEU filed a grievance claiming that the employer’s posting of 18 new consultant positions was in violation of the collective agreement. That is, the union took the positions those jobs should be unionized. Your employer denied that this action violated the agreement and, ignoring the union’s warning, continued their hiring […]

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CS Bargaining Update: Binding Arbitration Application Filed with NS Labour Board

Good afternoon, Following the recent electronic vote, the Union Negotiating Committee has filed an application for binding arbitration with the Nova Scotia Labour Board. We will send more updates as the situation develops. Your Bargaining Committee (Union Negotiating Committee and the Bargaining Unit Negotiating Council) thanks you for your continued support and solidarity.

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Local 57-Laing House: Information Session/Ratification Vote Scheduled

The Laing Board of Directors has completed their ratification of the tentative agreement that was reached on May 24th, 2017. The information session and ratification vote of the tentative agreement for members of Local 57 will begin on Monday, June 5th at 6 p.m. at Laing House. Ratification packages will be provided at the meeting, and […]

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