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Local 40 represents Home Support Workers at VON Canada Tri-County (Shelburne).


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Locals 31,35,40 & 85 – VON Homecare Filing For Conciliation

Your bargaining committee and employer reached an impasse in bargaining on Tuesday, May 14th. The union plans to file for conciliation today, Friday May 17th. We will advise when conciliation dates ha[...]

NSGEU Home Care Workers: Bringing Health Care Home

Today, the NSGEU is launching an online advertising campaign to raise awareness of the importance of the work our home care members deliver throughout the province. The campaign will be featured on a [...]

Local 31, 35, 40 & 85 -- VON Kings/Annapolis, Colchester, Tri-County & Pictou County Bargaining Update: Proposals Exchanged

Your Bargaining Committee met with your employer today (Tuesday, October 23rd) to exchange bargaining proposals. Please note: these are just proposals at this point in time, as an agreement has not be[...]

Locals 29, 31, 35, 40, 85: Changes to VON national benefits plan taking effect April 1, 2018

Dear Member, The Employer has communicated to the Union a change in the national VON benefits plan that you are a member of. This change, which takes effect on April 1, 2018, impacts the prescripti[...]

Members Working For VON (Locals 29, 31, 35, 40, 85) Attendance Management Program

Good afternoon, As you are aware, your employer sent an email on Wednesday, May 31st outlining a new Attendance Management program that is being implemented effective June 1st, 2017. This communica[...]


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