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Celebrate Pride with NSGEU!

Dear NSGEU members, NSGEU’s Human Rights Committee is inviting you to celebrate Pride by joining us at the upcoming Pride parades being held in Halifax, Truro, and Sydney! The Halifax parade will take place on Saturday, July 22nd starting at 1 p.m. We’re asking members to meet us at the Halifax dockyard between noon and […]

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Media Release: NSGEU Filing For Arbitration for Civil Service

May 17, 2017  The NSGEU’s Union Negotiating Committee for the Civil Service has determined that bargaining is at an impasse and is filing for arbitration to address outstanding issues. “We went to the table twice in April with the help of a Conciliation Officer and bargaining was moving backwards,” says NSGEU President Jason MacLean. “We […]

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NSGEU Filing for Arbitration for Civil Service

Dear members, Thank you for taking the time to vote and support your Bargaining Committee in their efforts to reach a fair agreement with your employer. Members voted 97% in favour of authorizing the union to file for arbitration should they determine that an impasse has been reached. Your Union Negotiating Committee (UNC) has decided […]

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Thank you for the work you do! Celebrating Correctional Services Week, May 7-13, 2017

This week we are taking some time to recognize our members who provide Correctional Services in Nova Scotia. Correctional Services include services provided by Correctional Officers, Probation Officers, youth workers and staff in adult and youth correctional facilities. For the most part, our members spend a great deal of time in the facilities with offenders […]

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Happy NSGEU Day: Celebrating Our Members

Good morning, Today (April 19th) we celebrate NSGEU Day! Fifty-nine years ago, our union celebrated its founding Convention as the Nova Scotia Civil Service Association. At that time, just 3,200 civil servants delivered a range of public services throughout this province. Over the years, the NSGEU has grown in both size and scope, now representing […]

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Local 470 & 1670 Survey Findings

Dear members of Locals 470 and 1670, With pending legalization of marijuana in Canada, NSGEU has been working to determine  the best model for distribution and sales in Nova Scotia. As part of this project we undertook two surveys in early 2017 to gauge opinions of both our membership and the general public. Before taking […]

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NSGEU Member Bursaries

The following have been selected by the NSGEU Education Committee and Ratified by the NSGEU Board of Directors to receive awards.     Last Name First Name Local Award 1 Baker Kaitlin 58 $  1,000.00 2 Bennett Patti 193 $  1,000.00 3 Chauder Sherry 100 $  1,000.00 4 Durkee-Baird Sarah 267B $  1,000.00 5 Ehler […]

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