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Local 18(MOS)- Maintenance andTrades Employees at Cape Breton University

Local 18 (MOS), Maintenance and trades staff at Cape Breton University voted 79% in favour of their tentative agreement on June 17. All fourteen (14) members were at the meeting to go through the changes with the bargaining committee and the ERO and negotiator, Jim Gosse. President Jessome was present as well and answered other […]

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President Jessome swears-in new executive of Local 1995, employees of the Cape Breton Regional Municipal Police

Approximately 70 members of Local 1995 filled the room at their triennial meeting on June 17 where they elected a new executive to lead their local for the next three years. At the meeting, President Jessome led a discussion about the next steps the union is taking to address member’s ongoing concerns about health & […]

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Over 75 attend rally during St.FX Board of Governors meeting today to protest job cuts

Antigonish – Members of NSGEU Local 88, support staff at St.FX, along with members of the CAW and St. FXAUT held a rally today with an estimated 75 people in attendance. They held the rally outside the St.FX Keating Centre during a meeting of the Board of Governors to protest job cuts at the university. […]

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Superboard Concept Should be Scrapped After Alberta Health Board Firings – NSGEU Press Release June 13, 2013

Halifax:  The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU) says the recent firings of all 10 board members of the Alberta Health Services Board should lead to the immediate scrapping of the whole idea here. The Union was responding today to the Alberta Minister of Health’s statement on Wednesday. According to NSGEU President Joan […]

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Local 28 – Information/voting session scheduled

Your local bargaining committee will be holding an information/voting session on Tuesday, June 18th. Details of the tentative agreement have been mailed to all members. During the information session we will run through all the changes to your agreement and answer any questions you may have regarding the new language. We have negotiated a considerable number […]

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Local 88 Rally at St.FX President’s Gala on June 8, 2013

Members of Local 88 were joined by NSGEU 1st Vice President Jason MacLean to protest the Board of Governors decision to cut 17 support staff while continuing to build new buildings, hold gala suppers and lobster boils, and give bonuses to already overpaid senior administration. Over 40 NSGEU members carried brown bags and picket signs […]

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Working towards an accessible Nova Scotia – Access Awareness Week

From June 2nd to June 8th, Nova Scotians recognize Access Awareness Week, which celebrates achievements made both by and for people with disabilities in the areas of accessibility, transportation, housing, employment, recreation, education and communication. In 1988, Rick Hansen’s Man in Motion Tour inspired the creation of a national Access Awareness Week, which was recognized […]

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