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Celebrate Pride with NSGEU!

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Dear NSGEU members, NSGEU's Human Rights Committee is inviting you to celebrate Pride by joining us at the upcoming Pride parades being held in Halifax, Truro, and Sydney! The Halifax parade w[...]

Sunday is William Davis Miners’ Memorial Day (Davis Day)

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This Sunday June 11th is the 92nd Anniversary of the commemoration of William Davis Miners’ Memorial Day(“Davis Day“). It is a day that we commemorate the death of coal miner William Davis who was sho[...]

Media Release: NSGEU Filing For Arbitration for Civil Service

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May 17, 2017  The NSGEU's Union Negotiating Committee for the Civil Service has determined that bargaining is at an impasse and is filing for arbitration to address outstanding issues. "We went [...]

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 t[...]

Thank you for the work you do! Celebrating Correctional Services Week, May 7-13, 2017

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This week we are taking some time to recognize our members who provide Correctional Services in Nova Scotia. Correctional Services include services provided by Correctional Officers, Probation Offi[...]

DOs and DON'Ts of Social Media: A Guide

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After three and a half years of the McNeil government's attacks on labour rights and on the free collective bargaining process, cuts to public services and threats of contracting out, delegates at the[...]

Civil Service: Guidelines for Social Media

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After three and a half years of the McNeil government's attacks on labour rights and on the free collective bargaining process, cuts to public services and threats of contracting out, delegates at the[...]

Happy NSGEU Day: Celebrating Our Members

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Good morning, Today (April 19th) we celebrate NSGEU Day! Fifty-nine years ago, our union celebrated its founding Convention as the Nova Scotia Civil Service Association. At that time, just 3,200[...]

Local 470 & 1670 Survey Findings

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Dear members of Locals 470 and 1670, With pending legalization of marijuana in Canada, NSGEU has been working to determine  the best model for distribution and sales in Nova Scotia. As part of this[...]

NSGEU Member Bursaries

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The following have been selected by the NSGEU Education Committee and Ratified by the NSGEU Board of Directors to receive awards.     Last Name First Name Local Award 1 B[...]

Local 20 – NS Hearing & Speech Centres Leadership Opportunities with Your Union!

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  Good afternoon, There are a number of leadership positions to be elected for Local 20, as per the NSGEU’s constitution. The union is now putting out a call for Local 20 members with an in[...]

Making Room for Mental Health

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This article appeared in the Winter 2017 issue of the Union Stand. There is a real lack of affordable housing in Nova Scotia, and that need is being felt acutely in King’s County. A recent study co[...]

Winner of NSGEU Dream Vacation Contest!

Winner of NSGEU Dream Vacation Contest!
Good afternoon, The lucky winner of the NSGEU’s Dream Vacation contest was Irene Tower, an Accounting Clerk and member of Local 82 (NSCAD)! Irene has worked at NSCAD for 11 years and will be[...]

The Road To The Next Provincial Election

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This article was featured in the Winter issue of the Union Stand The political question of the summer of 2016 was one of “will they or won’t they?” The provincial Liberals were approaching their 3r[...]

AVAILABLE NOW: Winter 2016/2017 Issue of The Stand

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Good afternoon, The latest issue of The Union Stand is now available online! In this issue you will find NSGEU members: standing in solidarity with our union brothers and sisters, serving our co[...]

NSGEU Job Vacancy: Receptionist-Typist

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NSGEU Receptionist-Typist Job Competition #2017-03 NSGEU has a vacancy for an experienced Receptionist-Typist. #2017-03 - Receptionist-Typist We encourage you to apply if you are interested in the[...]

NSGEU Scholarships and Bursaries

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Dear members, The deadline for the NSGEU Member Bursary is fast approaching! March 15, 2017 is the deadline for the NSGEU Member Bursary Applications to be submitted. Please review the guideline[...]

NSGEU Office closed Thursday

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The NSGEU Office will remain closed for Thursday, February 16.[...]

2017 NSGEU Member Bursaries

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Dear members, The Education Committee is now accepting applications for the NSGEU Member Bursaries. March 15, 2017 is the deadline for the NSGEU Member Bursary Applications to be submitted. Plea[...]

NSGEU Amateur Sports and Fine Arts Awards

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The Social Recreation Committee would like to advise that they are now accepting applications for the NSGEU Amateur Sports and Fine Arts Awards. Each year, the NSGEU Social/Recreation Committee may[...]
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