Well, it seems that NSGEU members really DO care about the environment! We received over 4,000 entries for our Go-Green Tablet Giveaway contest… That means more than 4,000 members have asked to receive their quarterly copy of The Union Stand via email, rather than a paper copy, in the mail. By best estimates, this means […]
Our Bodies, Our Health, Our Rights! Join Halifax’s LGBTQ Communities and Allies for a rally followed by a human chain around the heart of downtown Halifax. Thursday, May 16th, 6pm Halifax Grand Parade Sign language interpretation provided.
Halifax – Joan Jessome has been acclaimed for her 8th term as President of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union. Jessome was the first woman elected to the position in 1999. On Saturday, she broke another record as the longest serving president in the NSGEU’s history. Other positions in the provincial executive were […]
After three days of negotiations, talks aimed at achieving a new collective agreement for Local 66 have reached an impasse. While the talks were successful in dealing with some articles, we were not able to reach agreement on key monetary issues and there are still several concessions proposed by the employer. Your bargaining committee is […]
This year’s theme for Nursing Week, “Nursing: A Leading Force for Change,” celebrates the role of nurses at the forefront of creating change in the quality of health care. In 1971, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) designated May 12 – Florence Nightingale’s birthday – as International Nurses Day. In 1985, in recognition of the […]
The following people have been selected as recipients of the 2013 Spring Member Bursary Awards: Patsy Beck, Local 45 Nicholas Cardone, Local 22 (Cheryl Morton Award) Karren Fader, Local 42 Tyler MacKenzie, Local 470A Monika Thompson, Local 93 Stephanie Woodman, Local 97 We also recently awarded our 2013 Fine Arts/Amateur Sports Awards.
Halifax – The NS Federation of Labour will host a ceremony at 11:00 am at Province House in Halifax on the grounds by the plaque that was erected in 2002 beside the maple tree, also planted in 2002. If the weather is bad, the ceremony will be held inside. After the speakers, you are invited to lay a […]
The following people have been selected as recipients of the NSGEU’s 2013 Fine Arts/Amateur Sports Awards: Fine Arts Award Recipients: Lauren Hughes (Lisa Hughes – Local 97) Emily Muise (Ann Marie Muise – Local 267B) Jillian Wilkins (Peter Wilkins – Local 8) Amateur Sports Award Recipients: Madison Archibald (Bruce Archibald – Local 4) […]
Each year since 1970, people all over the world have joined forces to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. Today, more than 6 million Canadians take part in this international occasion, staging events and organizing projects to address and call attention to local environmental issues. Sadly, despite 42 years of raising awareness surrounding many key […]
Dear members, Fifty-five years ago today (April 19th), the NSGEU held 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. Today, the NSGEU has grown in both size and scope, now representing almost 30,000 women and men who […]