We are pleased to let you know that late Friday afternoon, your Bargaining Committee reached a tentative agreement with the Employer.
Your Bargaining Committee is recommending acceptance. Highlights include a wage increase of 2% retroactive to July 1, 2014, 1.75% on July 1, 2015, and 1.5% on July 1, 2016.
A full tentative agreement and a highlights document has been emailed to each member. If you haven’t received them, please call the NSGEU at 902-424-4063 or toll-free at 1-877-556-7438 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
We have arranged the following Information Sessions where Robin MacLean, NSGEU Executive Director, and Darryl Warren, Employee Relations Officer, along with your Bargaining Committee will be present to review the tentative agreement with you in detail.
The Information Sessions give you an opportunity to ask any questions or voice any concerns you may have and to vote.
Please make every effort to attend any one of these information sessions and vote on this tentative agreement.
Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015
Place: Dalhousie University, Halifax: Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building (6100 University Ave), Room 1028
Times:11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Date: Friday, August 14, 2015
Place: Dalhousie Agricultural College (AC): Cox Institute, Rm 24, 21 Cox Rd. Bible Hill
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
You can also vote at the NSGEU office at 255 John Savage Ave in Dartmouth, from Monday, Aug. 10 – Monday, Aug. 17, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Your Bargaining Committee would like to thank you for your solidarity and continued support throughout these negotiations and look forward to seeing you at one of the Information Sessions.