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Congratulations to all members of Local 48 on the ratification of the tentative agreement!

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89% of the Bargaining Unit cast ballots and 100% of these ballots were in favour of accepting the tentative agreement. Your Bargaining Committee and employer will now work to prepare your new agreement for printing and ultimately distribution to the members. I want to take this opportunity to onc[...]

Civil Service Bargaining Update: Dates Set for Labour Board Hearing Regarding Arbitration

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Good afternoon, As you may be aware, we are continuing to try to negotiate a collective agreement with the newly re-elected McNeil government. The Civil Service Collective Bargaining Act stipulates arbitration as the means for resolving outstanding bargaining demands. In mid-May, members of th[...]

Local 105 - Louisdale Community Homes Association: Information Sessions/Ratification Vote Scheduled

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Dear members, Your bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with your employer. They are recommending acceptance of this agreement. Information sessions and a ratification vote of the tentative agreement have been scheduled, as follows: When: Thursday, July 13th Session 1: 9:00[...]

Local 267 - Nova Scotia Community College: Bargaining Update

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Since the exchange of proposals with the College on April 20, 2017, your Bargaining Committee met on the following dates: Sunday, April 23 - Evening Conference Call - Bargaining Committee and Sub Local (Campus) Presidents to discuss Union's proposal. Sunday, May 28 - Evening Conference Call [...]

Local 78B-Stock Transportation: Bargaining Update

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Dear members of Local 78B, Your Bargaining Committee presented the Local's bargaining proposals (which were developed from the results of the membership survey) to your Employer on March 27, and held further bargaining meetings with the Employer on March 28, June 20, and June 21. Talks have been [...]

Local 50-Sherbrooke Village: Bargaining Proposals Exchanged

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Dear Local 50 members, Your Bargaining Committee exchanged proposals today, July 5, with your employer. If you are a Local 50 member and have not received a copy of the proposals, please call the Resource Centre toll-free at 1-877-556-7438 or email inquiry@nsgeu.ca and they will be sure to get a [...]

Local 48 Tentative Agreement Information Sessions Scheduled

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Dear Local 48 member, The tentative agreement information and ballot packages were mailed last week. If you are a Local 48 member and did not receive a package in the next day or so, please call 902-424-4063 to let us know and we will send a package to you. In an effort to ensure that as many [...]

Local 105 - Louisdale Community Homes Association Tentative Agreement Reached, Vote Scheduled

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Following three days of bargaining in May and two days this week, the parties reached a tentative agreement on Tuesday, June 27th. Your bargaining committee is recommending acceptance of the agreement. The tentative agreement will be mailed to members next week for review and two information/voti[...]

Local 57 - Laing House Tentative Agreement Ratified!

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On June 27, 2017 the members of Local 57 Laing House ratified their tentative agreement by a vote of 100%. Thank you to the bargaining committee for all their hard work and the members for their continued support. The new agreement will is effective April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2018. Copies of t[...]

Local 58 - Gateway Homes Inc. First Collective Agreement Ratified!

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The Local 58 bargaining committee is pleased to advise the membership that their tentative agreement has been ratified by 100 per cent of the members who voted. Booklets will be printed and provided to members once the agreement has been signed by all parties. Many thanks to the local for supp[...]

Local 58 Bargaining Update: Information Session and Ratification Vote Scheduled for June 19th

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Dear Local 58 members, The Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with the Employer. They are recommending ACCEPTANCE. An information session and ratification vote of the tentative agreement has been scheduled. Date: Monday, June 19th Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. [...]

CS Bargaining Update: Binding Arbitration Application Filed with NS Labour Board

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Good afternoon, Following the recent electronic vote, the Union Negotiating Committee has filed an application for binding arbitration with the Nova Scotia Labour Board. We will send more updates as the situation develops. Your Bargaining Committee (Union Negotiating Committee and the Barga[...]

Local 57-Laing House: Information Session/Ratification Vote Scheduled

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The Laing Board of Directors has completed their ratification of the tentative agreement that was reached on May 24th, 2017. The information session and ratification vote of the tentative agreement for members of Local 57 will begin on Monday, June 5th at 6 p.m. at Laing House. Ratification pa[...]

Telephone Town Hall Meeting: Local 55 - Workers Compensation Board

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Telephone Town Hall Meeting Local 55 - Workers Compensation Board Meeting to Discuss Bargaining Date:     Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Time:     7:00pm We are holding a Telephone Town Hall meeting for NSGEU members who work for the WCB in order to discuss the details of the proposals which were ex[...]

Bargaining Update: Local 58 - Gateway Homes

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Dear members, We are pleased to announce that your Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with your employer, Gateway Homes. In early May we instructed the Conciliator to file his report with the NS Labour Board, advising that the parties (NSGEU and Gateway Homes) were unable t[...]

Local 57 Bargaining Update: Tentative Agreement Reached

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Your Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement in conciliation yesterday, May 23rd, 2017. This agreement is subject to ratification of the Laing Board of Directors, and you the members of Local 57. It is a three year agreement beginning April 1, 2015, with a 1% percent inc[...]

Bargaining Update for Local 60 - Municipal Administration Pictou County: Tentative Agreement Ratified!

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The Local 60 bargaining committee is pleased to advise the membership that the tentative agreement has been ratified by 88% of the membership who voted. The tentative agreement still needs to be ratified by the Pictou County Council, Executive Committee, which is expected to take place next week. Th[...]

Local 98 Tourism Nova Scotia Bargaining Update

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Good afternoon, The parties met on May 17th to exchange proposals (if you are a member of Local 98 and did not receive an email with a link to the proposals, please contact the Resource Centre at 902-424-4063, 1-877-556-7438, or inquiry@nsgeu.ca and they will make sure you get a copy) with more b[...]

NSGEU Filing for Arbitration for Civil Service

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Dear members, Thank you for taking the time to vote and support your Bargaining Committee in their efforts to reach a fair agreement with your employer. Members voted 97% in favour of authorizing the union to file for arbitration should they determine that an impasse has been reached. Your Uni[...]

Local 60 - Municipal Administration - Pictou County Tentative Agreement Reached!

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Good afternoon, The parties met yesterday to exchange proposals (click here to view and download the Union's proposal package) and bargaining resumed this morning with wages being the only item outstanding. A tentative agreement was reached with a number of significant improvements to language[...]
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