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Press Release: NSGEU President asks Premier to meet him at Emergency Department to see the crisis for himself

NSGEU President Jason MacLean asks Stephen McNeil to meet him at the Halifax Infirmary Emergency Department today, or any day, so he can see the crisis in health care first hand. “If the Premier can schedule a trip all the way to China to pursue economic opportunities, his words not mine, I would think he […]

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Press Release: NSGEU Spells It Out for McNeil Liberals: There is a crisis in health care

Stephen McNeil and the Nova Scotia Liberals have turned their backs on patients, families, nurses, health care professionals, and doctors who have all been telling him there is a crisis in health care. A new NSGEU on-line campaign spells it out for the McNeil Liberals and asks them to stop denying the health care crisis […]

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PRESS RELEASE: NSGEU calls on McNeil Liberals to keep our blood supply safe and available for patients

Protecting people from pay-for-plasma corporate interest is critical to keep our public healthcare system safe and available to every patient who need it, says Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union President Jason MacLean. Documents made public by the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party show that Canadian Plasma Resources, a private pay-for-plasma company, singled out […]

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Child Protection Social Workers burning out on McNeil’s watch

The McNeil government is putting the safety of children and families at risk by leaving Child Protection Social Workers over-worked and under-resourced says NSGEU President Jason MacLean. “Child Protection Social Workers are responsible for assessing and protecting the safety and well being of kids in need. They need a manageable workload so they have the […]

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Government agrees to include cuts to Service Award in its judicial review of Bill 148

Nova Scotia Government and General Employee Union President Jason MacLean is pleased that the Premier has amended their judicial review of Bill 148 to include the articles that strips working people of benefits they earned in previous collective agreements. “We have been clear from the beginning we do not believe Bill 148 is Constitutional and […]

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McNeil Government to Blame for Shortage of Deputy Sheriffs in Courts

NSGEU President Jason MacLean says that Judge Hoskins called out the wrong person when he threatened to put an acting supervisor in contempt. “The lack of Deputy Sheriffs in courtrooms is the responsibility of Stephen McNeil and any blame should be placed squarely on his shoulders and those of his government,” says Jason MacLean, President […]

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