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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

On December 6, take a pause to recognize the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. December 6, 2018, marks 29 years since the 1989 murder of 14 women at L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal. As we remember the 13 engineering students and one worker who were murdered at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal […]

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Enter to Win: Skybox Tickets To Mooseheads vs. Wildcats

Every week for the next eight weeks, the NSGEU will be giving away two spots in a catered skybox lounge for the Halifax Mooseheads vs. Moncton Wildcats game on Saturday, January 19th, 2019. All you have to do is listen to this week’s podcast (click here), and enter below: https://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/809558653/? Please note: you must be […]

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Local 87 – Parkland At The Lakes Bargaining Update

Dear Local 87 members, Your bargaining committee exchanged proposals with your employer on Wednesday, November 21st, and continued negotiations on Thursday, November 22nd. Negotiations were cordial and we were able to come to agreement on several non-monetary items. We meet with the employer again on January 22, 2019. Copies of the bargaining proposals are being […]

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Local 59 A & B – Yarmouth Association for Community Residential Options (YACRO) Bargaining Update: Proposals Exchanged

Dear Local 59 members, Your bargaining committee met with your employer on Thursday, November 22nd to exchange proposals. Further bargaining dates have been scheduled for November 23rd, 27th, 28th, 29th and the 30th. Copies of the proposals will be mailed out to all members of Local 59. If you would like an electronic version, please […]

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NSGEU members in the Vehicle Transportation and Inspection Division – Grievance Update

In 2016, a number of employees with the Vehicle Transportation and Inspection Division (Employer), brought workplace safety concerns to our attention. The Union had meetings with Employees and as a result, a grievance was filed under the Collective Agreement. The grievance was filed under Article 36 of the Civil Service Master Agreement and was issued […]

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You’re Invited: Discussion on National Pharmacare

What: Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare Community Dialogue, Presented by the Canadian Patient Safety Institute When: Wednesday, November 7th, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Where: Bluenose Ballroom, Delta Halifax Hotel by Marriott (downtown) – Attached to Scotia Square parkade Canada’s unions are proud that we’ve won health insurance coverage for many of our […]

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Local 20 – NS Hearing & Speech Centres Leadership Opportunities with Your Union!

There are a number of leadership positions to be elected for Local 20, as per the NSGEU’s constitution. Once again, the union is putting out a call for Local 20 members with an interest in sitting on one (or more) of the following committees, councils, or the Local executive.  Aside from general training provided at […]

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NSGEU Home Care Workers: Bringing Health Care Home

Today, the NSGEU is launching an online advertising campaign to raise awareness of the importance of the work our home care members deliver throughout the province. The campaign will be featured on a wide range of media sites as “pre-roll” video, played before and during other video content. We understand that your profession has faced […]

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