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Local 1670: Bargaining Update: Tentative Agreement Reached. Telephone Town Hall Scheduled

Dear members of Local 1670, Your Bargaining Committee reached a tentative agreement with the Employer and is recommending acceptance. On Thursday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m., we are holding a Telephone Town Hall in order to review the tentative agreement with you and to hear any questions or concerns you may have. If you are […]

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Local 470 A, B, C, D, & W – NS Liquor Corporation Union Filing for Conciliation

Dear Local 470 (A, B, C, D, & W) members Following seven days of negotiations, your bargaining committee has reached an impasse with your employer and has filed for conciliation. The NSGEU has written to the Department of Labour seeking the assistance of a conciliation officer who will help the parties attempt to conclude a […]

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Local 47 – Metro Regional Housing Authority Bargaining Update: Vote Results

Good morning, Members in your locals have voted 86 per cent in favour of a strike to back your bargaining committee’s demands at conciliation. There were a total of 36 ballots cast out of 37 eligible voters, which means 97 per cent of the membership voted. The bargaining committees thanks you for this strong show […]

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Local 30 – Digby/Clare Home Support Agency Proposals Exchanged

Dear Local 30 members, Your bargaining committee met with your employer on Friday, April 12th to exchange proposals and commence bargaining. The exchange of proposals and beginning of bargaining was respectful. Additional dates have been scheduled for Wednesday, April 24th and Thursday, April 25th. Copies of the proposals will be mailed out to all members of Local […]

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Local 1670 – NS Liquor Corporation Managers & Assistant Managers Tentative Agreement Reached

Dear Local 1670 member, Collective bargaining took place April 10th and 11th. Your bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with your Employer. The tentative agreement provides improvements in both monetary and non-monetary items. Your bargaining committee is recommending acceptance of this tentative agreement. A Telephone Town Hall will be scheduled in the coming days […]

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Update on Bill 148 (Public Services Sustainability Act) Constitutional Challenge

Good morning, Back in 2015, the McNeil Liberal government passed the Public Services Sustainability Act (Bill 148). This legislation unfairly imposed a non-negotiated wage settlement onto all public sector workers and unilaterally removed longstanding articles from collective agreements (specifically, the Long Service Award). Back in August 2015, the NSGEU, through its legal counsel, served Notice […]

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Nursing Act – Bill 121 at Law Amendments

Good Afternoon, Bill 121, The Nursing Act ( was introduced on March 15, 2019 and will be going to the Law Amendments Committee this Monday, April 8. To be added to the speaking list contact the Office of the Legislative Counsel at 902-424-8941 or by email at to request a time to speak. As back […]

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