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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[...]

It's Blue Monday

It's Blue Monday
The NSGEU Board of Directors recognizes the important work NSGEU members do every day helping to support people who are struggling with mental health issues in Nova Scotia. Blue Monday is the t[...]

MEDIA RELEASE: NSGEU Files for Conciliation as Civil Service Negotiations Reach an Impasse

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The NSGEU is filing for conciliation after negotiations with the government for a Civil Service collective agreement reached an impasse. "Our members are looking for a fair agreement and hopefully [...]

No Agreement Reached for Civil Service: New Dates to be Confirmed for January

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The NSGEU's Civil Service Union Negotiating Committee is scheduling more bargaining dates in the New Year with the Employer after two days at the bargaining table failed to produce a tentative agreeme[...]

Civil Service Union Negotiating Committee Returns to the Table Tomorrow, Dec. 20

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Dear Civil Service members, Your Bargaining Committee wishes to inform you that they are returning to the table tomorrow morning, Tuesday, December 20, for another day of bargaining with the employ[...]

MEDIA RELEASE: NSGEU Civil Servants Reject Government's Final Offer

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NSGEU members who work in the Civil Service are sending a strong message to the Premier of Nova Scotia - they want a fairly negotiated deal. Civil Servants voted 94 per cent in favour of rejecting [...]

All Civil Service Members - Reminder to Vote from President MacLean

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Reminder to all Civil Service members, Voting continues today on the employer's final offer. Your bargaining committee is asking you to support their efforts to achieve a fair tentative agreement a[...]

Message from President MacLean about Civil Service Vote Beginning Monday at 8am

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Dear NSGEU Civil Service member, Voting on the employer's final offer will begin on Monday, December 12 at 8 a.m.  This government has tried to dictate contracts rather than negotiate them. Now [...]
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