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Video Series: Nurses Put Patient Safety First!

Halifax – Nova Scotia’s new Health Minister recently acknowledged that we will soon face an “alarming” shortage of healthcare professionals in this province, including a shortage of approximately 800 nurses in the next five years. “As the union representing over 2,600 Registered Nurses in Nova Scotia, we can safely say that shortage is already upon […]

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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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