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NSGEU Commends Correctional Officers for the Valuable Public Service they Provide

In an article published September 17, the Herald released a report they obtained through the FOIPOP process from the Department of Justice regarding incidents at the Central NS Correctional Facility (CNSCF), or the Burnside Jail, covering the period of time from Jan 1, 2011 to July 3, 2014. (click here for report) It is clear […]

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Local 97 – Nurses at CDHA: Union Refers Outstanding Essential Services Issues to Labour Board

As you know, essential services negotiations for Local 97 ran throughout the summer. After almost 20 meetings, the parties reached agreement on staffing in the event of a strike for a long list of work areas. We also reached agreement on a number of processes that must be put in place in the event of […]

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Local 68 – Elizabeth Fry Society Tentative Agreement Reached Vote Scheduled

Local 68 – Elizabeth Fry Society Tentative Agreement Reached Vote Scheduled Your bargaining committee is pleased to advise that on Tuesday, August 12th a tentative agreement was reached between the union and your employer. Your bargaining committee is recommending acceptance of the tentative agreement, which provides for wage increases of 0.5% and 1.5% over a three-year period, […]

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Local 56 – Shannex, Blomidon Court Expression of Interest Process & Application

During the last round of negotiations your bargaining committee negotiated a new way for permanent employees to obtain positions within the bargaining unit.  Appendix “B” requires the employer to create an expression of interest process for that purpose. We recently met with the employer to firm up the details of the process and finalize the form, […]

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Local 97 – CDHA Nurses Grievance Update

More than 170 registered nurses who participated in the protest against Bill 37 on April 1, 2014 were given a two-day suspension by Capital Health. The NSGEU filed grievances in all of these cases. On Tuesday, August 27, NSGEU representatives attended a step-three grievance meeting with Capital Health officials. Grievance meetings are arranged to allow […]

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Local 93,94,95 – Progress on Signing of New Collective Agreement

Your bargaining committee and the employer’s bargaining committee have completed their review of the draft collective agreement and all noted changes have been agreed upon.  The employer is now in the process of completing the final document, which we anticipate will go out for signing early next week. SAP will not start the process for […]

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NSGEU Locals 89/90/91 – Join us for an Important Telephone Town Hall Thursday, June 19, 7-8:30pm

The provincial Liberal government has begun the process of restructuring the District Health Authorities. This restructuring will affect each and every one of us, but especially those who work directly in the healthcare system. This Thursday, June 19th, starting at 7 pm., the NSGEU will be holding an important telephone town hall meeting for all members […]

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