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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

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On December 6, take a pause to recognize the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. December 6, 2018, marks 29 years since the 1989 murder of 14 women at L’Ecole Polytec[...]

Enter to Win: Skybox Tickets To Mooseheads vs. Wildcats

Enter to Win: Skybox Tickets To Mooseheads vs. Wildcats
Every week for the next eight weeks, the NSGEU will be giving away two spots in a catered skybox lounge for the Halifax Mooseheads vs. Moncton Wildcats game on Saturday, January 19th, 2019. All[...]

Union Matters Podcast #6: Empowering NSGEU Women

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This week, guest host Mary Otto, President of NSGEU Local 43, speaks with NSGEU's 1st Vice President Sandra Mullen about the NSGEU Women's Conference, empowerment, and the 2019 Convention.  [...]

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[...]

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, 28[...]

NSGEU members in the Vehicle Transportation and Inspection Division - Grievance Update

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In 2016, a number of employees with the Vehicle Transportation and Inspection Division (Employer), brought workplace safety concerns to our attention. The Union had meetings with Employees and as a re[...]

You’re Invited: Discussion on National Pharmacare

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What: Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare Community Dialogue, Presented by the Canadian Patient Safety Institute When: Wednesday, November 7th, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Where:[...]

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

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There are a number of leadership positions to be elected for Local 20, as per the NSGEU's constitution. Once again, the union is putting out a call for Local 20 members with an interest in sitting on [...]

NSGEU Home Care Workers: Bringing Health Care Home

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Today, the NSGEU is launching an online advertising campaign to raise awareness of the importance of the work our home care members deliver throughout the province. The campaign will be featured on a [...]

NSGEU launches podcast: Union Matters

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This morning, the NSGEU is releasing our first podcast, “Union Matters.” The purpose of this weekly podcast is to help raise awareness of important union issues with our members in an easy to access a[...]

Case Aide Classification Appeal Update

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Good morning, Over the past months, the Case Aide classification appeal has been discussed with the Public Service Commission (PSC). We are now in the process of arranging a meeting with the PSC an[...]

Sock It To Poverty Campaign 2018

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Dear members, It's "Sock It To Poverty" time! Every year, the NSGEU Human Rights Committee organizes a campaign called "Sock It To Poverty". From now until December 12, we are asking you, if you[...]

Job Posting: One-Year Term Labour Resource Centre Representative Vacancy

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NSGEU has a one-year term vacancy for a Labour Resource Centre (LRC) Representative. #2018-06 - LRC Representative We encourage you to apply if you are interested in the above posted position. Th[...]

NSGEU Bursaries & Scholarships

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The Education Committee would like to advise that they are now accepting applications for the NSGEU Member Bursaries, NSGEU Member's Dependent Bursaries, and NSGEU Member's Dependent Scholarships for [...]

Local 71 - Chignecto-Central Centre for Education - Bargaining Update: Conciliation has broken down

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Dear members of Local 71, After three days at the table, the conciliation process has broken down. Employer concessions remain on the table as well as our proposals. We were not able to reach an ag[...]

2018 Member Dependent Scholarship Recipients

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The following have been selected by the Education Committee and ratified by the Board of Directors to receive the 2018 Member Dependent Scholarship Awards: Local Name Award 77 Summer [...]

Mental Health Resource Booklet

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The NSGEU's Ad-Hoc Health Care Committee first created this booklet to help members navigate the complicated health care system. It has been updated in January, 2018 and they have done their best to e[...]

Women’s Committee Plans to Match NSGEU Milestone for a Good Cause

Women’s Committee Plans to Match NSGEU Milestone for a Good Cause
In honour of the NSGEU’s 60th anniversary the Women’s Issues Committee has pledged to volunteer 60 hours for charity. They kicked off their work at Feed Nova Scotia on May 25th, where the committee he[...]

Rain Date in effect for our 60th Anniversary celebration at Upper Clements Park - Sunday, Aug. 19

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To all those members who have RSVPed for our 60th Anniversary celebration this weekend at Upper Clements Park, the Rain Date is in effect. We will be there on Sunday, Aug.19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. [...]

Job Posting: One-Year Term Employee Relations Officer Vacancy

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NSGEU TERM STAFF VACANCY EMPLOYEE RELATIONS OFFICER COMPETITION #2018-05 NSGEU has a one-year term vacancy for an Employee Relations Officer. #2018-05 - Employee Relations Officer We encourage y[...]
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