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Local 59 A and B - Yarmouth Association For Community Residential Options (YACRO) Tentative Agreement Ratified

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The bargaining committee wishes to advise Local 59 members that the tentative agreement has been overwhelmingly ratified. 92.3 per cent of votes cast in the local were in the favour of accepting the tentative agreement. Local 59 now has a new collective agreement which runs from November 1st, 2015 t[...]

Local 44 - Nova Scotia Business Inc. Information Session & Ratification Vote Scheduled

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Dear Local 44 members; Your Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with the Employer. An information session and ratification vote has been scheduled! When: Friday, December 14 Time: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Where: Marconi Boardroom, 1800 Argyle Street, 7th Floor The ratification[...]

Housing Authority Locals 25, 26, 47, & 103 Bargaining Update: Proposals Exchanged

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Dear Local 25, 26, 47 and 103 members, Your Bargaining Committees met with your Employers on November 28th and 29th to begin negotiations. Further bargaining dates are scheduled for December 11th, 12th, and January 17th, 18th, 28th (1/2 day), 29th, and 30th (1/2 day), 2019. If you are a member[...]

Bargaining Update: Local 46 Property Valuation Services Corporation Tentative Agreement Reached! Clarification

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Good Afternoon, As you may be aware, we have reached a tentative agreement with the Employer. We are currently preparing your tentative agreement for circulation and arranging for ratification dates. Please watch your email for the next update. Please note that the link we included in the l[...]

Bargaining Update: Support Services Collective Agreement

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After many months of difficult negotiations, your bargaining committee members are pleased to announce that they have concluded a new, province-wide Support Services Collective Agreement. On November 30, 2018, mediator/arbitrator William Kaplan issued an award that establishes a collective agreem[...]

Bargaining Update: Province-Wide Nursing Collective Agreement

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After many months of difficult negotiations, your bargaining committee members are pleased to announce that they have concluded a new, province-wide Nursing Collective Agreement. This was a historic round of bargaining that saw all nurses across the province from four different unions bargain tog[...]

Local 59 A and B - Yarmouth Association For Community Residential Options (YACRO) Tentative Agreement Reached

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After five days of negotiations, your bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement that we are prepared to recommend for acceptance by the membership. The union will be holding voting sessions at the Dartmouth office (255 John Savage) on Tuesday, December 4th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and [...]

Local 72 - Conseil Scolaire Acadien Provincial Votre convention collective a été ratifiée!

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Bonjour! Les membres de la section locale 72 ont voté 83% en faveur de l'accord provisoire. Votre Comité de négociations vous remercie de votre appui et de votre solidarité tout au long du processus de négociation.[...]

Local 87 - Parkland At The Lakes Bargaining Update

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Dear Local 87 members, Your bargaining committee exchanged proposals with your employer on Wednesday, November 21st, and continued negotiations on Thursday, November 22nd. Negotiations were cordial and we were able to come to agreement on several non-monetary items. We meet with the employer a[...]

Local 59 A & B - Yarmouth Association for Community Residential Options (YACRO) Bargaining Update: Proposals Exchanged

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Dear Local 59 members, Your bargaining committee met with your employer on Thursday, November 22nd to exchange proposals. Further bargaining dates have been scheduled for November 23rd, 27th, 28th, 29th and the 30th. Copies of the proposals will be mailed out to all members of Local 59. If [...]

Council of Nursing Defers Outstanding Issues to Arbitrator

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The Nova Scotia Council of Nursing Unions (NSNU, NSGEU, CUPE and Unifor) and the Employer group (NSHA and IWK) have completed collective bargaining and are referring all remaining matters in dispute to Arbitrator William Kaplan. Mr. Kaplan was named as mediator-arbitrator for all acute care colle[...]

Council of Nursing Unions Concludes Face-To-Face Bargaining

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Scheduled talks concluded October 30, for the Nova Scotia Council of Nursing Unions. The Nursing Council met this fall with the Employer group, a group of 19 representatives from the IWK and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) on September 4, 5, 6, 19, 20, 21, and October 10, 11, 12, 17, 18,19 a[...]

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

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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 been reached with the employer yet. You can also click here to view and download a copy of the prop[...]

Council of Nursing Unions Concludes Bargaining Today, Resumes October 30

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Scheduled talks concluded today, October 19, for the Nova Scotia Council of Nursing Unions. The Nursing Council met this fall with the Employer group, a group of 19 representatives from the IWK and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) on September 4,5, 6, 19, 20, 21, and October 10, 11, 12, 17, 1[...]

Local 470E - NSLC Head Office Date Scheduled to Exchange Proposals

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Good afternoon, Your bargaining committee and employer have agreed to exchange bargaining proposals on Thursday, January 17th, 2019. We are looking for further dates in February to continue bargaining. If you have any questions or concerns about the bargaining process, please contact a member [...]

Local 470 - NSLC Stores & Warehouse Date Scheduled to Exchange Proposals

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Good afternoon, Your bargaining committee and employer have agreed to exchange bargaining proposals on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019. We are looking for further dates in February to continue bargaining. If you have any questions or concerns about the bargaining process, please contact a member[...]

Local 102 Bargaining Update: Tentative Agreement Ratified

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Local 102 - North End Community Health Association Tentative Agreement Ratified Dear Local 102 members, Members have voted 88% in favour of accepting the tentative agreement. Your Bargaining Committee thanks you for your solidarity and support throughout negotiations.[...]

Local 72 - CSAP Statut des négociations collectives

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Chères consoeurs et confrères, Nous vous adressons la présente pour vous mettre à jour sur l'état des négociations avec les représentants du CSAP. Comme vous le savez, les négociations ont débuté en 2015, pour se poursuivre en 2016, en 2017, et en 2018. En avril 2018, les parties étaient très [...]

Local 87 - Parkland at the Lakes Bargaining Preparations Underway

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Good afternoon, Your bargaining committee last met in June for preparation of bargaining proposals. Since then, Kelly Ritcey, your Employee Relations Officer (ERO), requested and was granted a year-long leave of absence. The temporary vacancy created by Kelly's leave was posted and we have very r[...]

Local 71 - Chignecto Central Regional Centre for Education Tentative Agreement has been Ratified

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Dear Local 71 members, Members have voted 76% in favour of accepting the tentative agreement. Your Bargaining Committee thanks you for your solidarity and support throughout negotiations.[...]
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