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View interview with President Jessome for her reaction to the passage of Bill 30 today, March 1.

Please click here to link to the legislative webpage. Then click on Bills in 2014 and scroll down to Bill 30. We have also copied and pasted the Bill below the video if you would like to view it here. Bill 30 BILL NO. 30 (as introduced) 1st Session, 62nd General Assembly Nova Scotia 63 […]

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Help Save Canada Post – Message from President Jessome – See below for events and links to more information

Message from President Joan Jessome on the decision to end door-to-door delivery by Canada Post: Like many Canadians, I was shocked to hear that management at Canada Post had decided to end door-to-door mail delivery and increase the cost of sending mail. Rather than thinking outside of the box and drawing on workers’ expertise to […]

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President Responds to Health Care Consultant’s Comments on CBC Information Morning

I listened with great interest to today’s interview with Mary Jane Hampton on CBC’s Information Morning. While I agree with some of the points this health care consultant makes, I must take exception with her fundamental argument that RNs have “priced themselves out” of the role of providing hands-on care to patients. The NSGEU currently […]

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NSGEU President Joan Jessome marking the first year anniversary of the National Standard for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace and participates in Case Study Project with MHCC

President Joan Jessome, Director of Negotiations and Servicing Robin MacLean, Health & Safety Officer Paul Cormier, and Bully Free Workplaces Coordinator Susan Coldwell are in Toronto to mark the first year anniversary of the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace and to participate in a Case Study Project organized by the […]

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Speaking out to support Canada’s public health system

**This article appeared in The Chronicle Herald’s Opinion section on Wednesday, April 24th… This week, the Harper government launched its latest attack on our public health care system, announcing the discontinuation of funding to the Health Council of Canada in 2014. The Health Council of Canada was established as a result of the Romanow Commission’s […]

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