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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[...]

Local 105 (Louisdale Community Homes Association): Bargaining Update

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Your Local 105 Bargaining Committee met with your employer last week to begin the process of negotiating your first collective agreement.  We made very good headway, reaching agreement on the majority of non-monetary provisions. Please click here to access a copy of the Union's proposals, as pres[...]

Local 57-Laing House Countdown to Strike!

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Good morning, After two days of conciliation, the employer presented its final offer to the Local 57 (Laing House) bargaining committee. The bargaining committee presented the final offer to the members of Local 57 without making a recommendation of acceptance or rejection. Members reviewed the f[...]

Local 55 - Workers' Compensation Board: Bargaining Proposals Exchanged

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Dear Local 55 Member: Your collective agreement expired on December 31, 2014, and your Bargaining Committee has exchanged proposals with the employer. If you are a Local 55 member and have not received the proposals by email, please contact the Resource Centre at 902-424-4063 (1-877-556-7438) or [...]

Civil Service Bargaining Update: E-Vote to Authorize Bargaining Committee to File for Interest Arbitration

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Vote on Mon. May 15 - Tue. May 16 Your Bargaining Unit Negotiating Council and your Union Negotiating Committee are asking for your support. With two days of conciliation behind us and two more days ahead, your Committees are asking for a strong vote from you, the membership, authorizing the uni[...]

Local 24 Tentative Agreement Ratified!

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Dear Local 24 members, Your bargaining committee wishes to advise you that your tentative agreement has been ratified by 97 per cent of the membership who voted. You now have a new collective agreement in place, which runs from: July 8, 2015 to July 7, 2019 Thank you for supporting your bar[...]

Update on Health Council Bargaining

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NSGEU Members on the Health Care Council Bargaining Committee spent another four days at the table working to conclude a new collective agreement for members of Locals 100, 104, 122, 193 and 195. The Council of Unions executive committee has decided to begin bargaining with the Health Care Counci[...]

Civil Service Telephone Town Halls May 2 & 4, 2017

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Telephone Town Hall Meetings Bargaining Updates WHAT: Civil Service - PR Bargaining Update WHEN: Tuesday, May 2 TIME: 7:30 p.m. _________________________________________________________ WHAT: Civil Service - TS Bargaining Update WHEN: Thursday, May 4 TIME: 7:30 p.m.              We are h[...]

Local 24-Crothall Laundry Services Bargaining Update: Tentative Agreement Reached

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The Local 24 bargaining committee is pleased to advise that on Tuesday, April 25th, a tentative agreement was reached between the union and the employer. The bargaining committee is recommending acceptance of the tentative agreement, and the details will be presented and explained during the meet[...]

Local 267 Bargaining Update: Proposals Exchanged

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The Local 267 bargaining committee met with the employer on April 20, 2017 for the purpose of exchanging proposals.  A copy of the proposals has been emailed to the local members. If you are a member of Local 267 and did not receive the email, please contact the Resource Centre by calling 902-424-40[...]

Local 24 - Crothall Laundry Services Strike Vote Results

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Good morning, Members in your local have voted 100 per cent in favour of a strike to back your bargaining committee’s demands at conciliation. There were a total of 45 ballots cast out of 57 eligible voters, which means 79 per cent of the membership voted. The bargaining committee thanks yo[...]

Local 24 - Crothall Laundry Services: Update on Conciliation Dates, Strike Vote

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Strike votes will be held at the NSGEU main office (located at 255 John Savage Avenue, Dartmouth). President Jason MacLean will be available to meet with members of Local 24 during the following times at the all-day strike votes being held on April 5th and 6th (strike vote will be held between 10[...]

Local 24 - Crothall Laundry Services: Conciliation Dates & Strike Votes Scheduled

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Talks between your Bargaining Committee and Employer reached an impasse on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017. The Union filed for Conciliation on Friday, March 14 and will be holding strike votes on the following days to back your demands at the table: What:  Strike votes Where:  NSGEU O[...]

Healthcare Bargaining Update

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The Healthcare Council of Unions and the NSHA and IWK completed a round of mediation yesterday at the request of the Labour Board, which has resulted in an agreement to re-start bargaining toward a new collective agreement. The Healthcare Council of Unions (made up of NSGEU, Unifor, CUPE and NSNU[...]
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