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Press Release Local 79 – St. Mary’s Reject Employers Offer

February 15, 2013 NSGEU Local 79, Support Staff at Saint Mary’s University, Reject Employers Offer and Ask Conciliator to File His Report Halifax – Members of NSGEU Local 79, support staff at Saint Mary’s University, have voted 80 percent in favour of rejecting the employer’s offer and the union has asked the conciliator to file […]

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Press Release Local 45 – Université Sainte-Anne Votes to Strike

February 18, 2013 NSGEU Local 45, Université Sainte-Anne, Votes to Strike Halifax – Members of NSGEU Local 45, support staff at Université Sainte-Anne, have voted 97 per cent in favour of strike to back up their bargaining demands. “While some progress was made during negotiations with the employer, there are still many important outstanding issues […]

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Local 46 – Employees of the PVSC reach a tentative agreement

February 15, 2013 NSGEU Local 46, Employees of the Property Valuation Services Corporation, Reach a Tentative Agreement. Halifax – NSGEU Local 46, Employees of the Property Valuation Services Corporation, reach a tentative agreement. “We are pleased to have reached this tentative agreement after five (5) days at the bargaining table,” says Joan Jessome, President of […]

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Local 88 – St. F.X. Support Staff reject employer’s offer

February 15, 2013 Antigonish – Members of NSGEU Local 88, St. F.X. support staff, have voted in favour of rejecting the employer’s last offer. “Our members are looking for some headway on two issues most important to the membership; wages and the classification process,” says Joan Jessome, President of the Nova Scotia Government & General […]

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Press Release Local 81 – MSVU Vote to Strike

January 9, 2013 NSGEU Local 81, Mount St. Vincent University Support Staff, Vote to Strike Halifax – Members of NSGEU Local 81, support staff at Mount St. Vincent University, vote 87 per cent in favour of a strike to back up their bargaining demands during conciliation. Conciliation dates have been scheduled for January 17 and […]

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Dexter Government Taken In By Sweeping Promises

Dexter Government Taken In By Sweeping Promises: Betrays Fundamental Principles and Commitments Halifax – The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union is upset with today’s announcement by Premier Dexter about IBM Canada joining forces with the government, five universities and the Nova Scotia Community College supposedly to create hundreds of new jobs over the […]

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Contracting Out Government SAP Services is Not in the Public Interest

Contracting Out Government SAP Services is Not in the Public Interest “Nova Scotians should be very concerned about the prospect of outsourcing the delivery of the SAP system to a multinational private for-profit company for many reasons,”says President Jessome. “We have a state of the art service here, with state of the art technology, and […]

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