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Press Release – NSGEU: Pleased the Province is Strengthening Public Health and Safety Services

Tuesday, November 26, 2013, Halifax – NSGEU President, Joan Jessome is pleased the government is strengthening its public health and safety services by hiring an additional five Occupational Health & Safety Officers as a part of the province’s workplace safety strategy. All five officers will be a welcomed addition to existing  NSGEU members who provide […]

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Tentative Agreement Ratified Between NSGEU Local 87 and Parkland at the Lakes (Shannex)

Halifax – Members of NSGEU Local 87, which represents workers at Parklands at the Lakes, have ratified their first collective agreement with their employer, with 84 per cent of ballots cast in favour of acceptance. “We are very pleased to have achieved a first agreement for this newly certified local at the table,” said Nova […]

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Press Release: NSGEU Local 267, employees of Nova Scotia Community College, vote to ratify tentative agreement.

Monday, November 25, 2013, Halifax – Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU) Local 267, employees of Nova Scotia Community College, have voted 94% in favour of a tentative agreement with their employer. “We are pleased to have reached this agreement with the NSCC,” says NSGEU President Joan Jessome. “The Local 267 Bargaining Committee […]

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NSGEU Local 57, Laing House, Ratifies New Collective Agreement

Sept. 13, 2013  NSGEU Local 57, Laing House, Ratifies New Collective Agreement Halifax – Members of Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU) Local 57 who work at Laing House have ratified their new collective agreement unanimously. “We are very pleased to have a first agreement for our members who work at Laing House,” says NSGEU […]

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Local 53 – Tentative Agreement Reached between NSGEU Local 53 and HRSB

Thursday, August 29, 2013, Tentative Agreement Reached Between NSGEU Local 53 and HRSB Halifax – The Local 53 bargaining committee, which represents staff at the Halifax Regional School Board, has reached a tentative agreement that is being recommended to the membership for acceptance. “We are very pleased to have achieved an agreement at the table, […]

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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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NSGEU Local 66 (RRSS) votes strongly in favour o­­­f strike action to back bargaining demands

Halifax – Members of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union Local 66, Regional Residential Services Society, have delivered a very strong show of support to their bargaining committee, voting 88 per cent in favour of strike action, if necessary, to back their demands. “This should send a loud and clear message to the […]

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NSGEU Local 71, Chignecto-Central Regional School Board, vote 91% in favour of strike action to back their demands.

Halifax- Members of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union, Local 71, who work for the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board have voted 91% in favor of strike action to support their demands at the bargaining table. The vote was counted in Truro tonight.  Out of 434 votes cast, 396 voted yes. “The employer wants […]

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