Local 17 represents all government workers in all departments within the Provincial Government in Cumberland County.
An agreement has been reached between the NSGEU and Department of Community Services that will see Child Welfare Social Workers go up one pay grade and receive retroactive pay from April 12, 2017. [...]
The Union has raised concerns pertaining to Case Aides working within the Department of Community Services. The Employer continues to avoid appointing a number of term employees to permanent. The Depa[...]
As you may know, NSGEU has been advocating for the department to address the staffing crisis within Sheriff Services. Following a recommendation from the OHS Report, also known as the Beaton Report, a[...]
The NSGEU has been contacted by some Case Aides with concerns about their status as permanent employees. In March 2017, DCS implemented a new model of service delivery with respect to the Access an[...]
Thank you all for your patience, we understand the process is taking longer than originally hoped for. Following a meeting yesterday, February 26, with DCS HR and Public Service Commission representat[...]