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Local 1670: Bargaining Update: Tentative Agreement Reached. Telephone Town Hall Scheduled

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Dear members of Local 1670, Your Bargaining Committee reached a tentative agreement with the Employer and is recommending acceptance. On Thursday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m., we are holding a Telephone [...]

April 21 to 27 is Administrative Professionals Week

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Administrative Professionals like you deliver information effectively and efficiently, keeping the ebb and flow of the workplace moving. You are strongly rooted in the community and the workplace, [...]

Local 470 A, B, C, D, & W - NS Liquor Corporation Union Filing for Conciliation

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Dear Local 470 (A, B, C, D, & W) members Following seven days of negotiations, your bargaining committee has reached an impasse with your employer and has filed for conciliation. The NSGEU h[...]

Local 47 - Metro Regional Housing Authority Bargaining Update: Vote Results

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Good morning, Members in your locals have voted 86 per cent in favour of a strike to back your bargaining committee’s demands at conciliation. There were a total of 36 ballots cast out of 37 eli[...]

Local 30 - Digby/Clare Home Support Agency Proposals Exchanged

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Dear Local 30 members, Your bargaining committee met with your employer on Friday, April 12th to exchange proposals and commence bargaining. The exchange of proposals and beginning of bargaining wa[...]

Local 1670 - NS Liquor Corporation Managers & Assistant Managers Tentative Agreement Reached

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Dear Local 1670 member, Collective bargaining took place April 10th and 11th. Your bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with your Employer. The tentative agreement provides imp[...]

Update on Bill 148 (Public Services Sustainability Act) Constitutional Challenge

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Good morning, Back in 2015, the McNeil Liberal government passed the Public Services Sustainability Act (Bill 148). This legislation unfairly imposed a non-negotiated wage settlement onto all publ[...]

Union Matters: What's it like being on a bargaining committee?

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This week, we sit down with Tanya Hersey, member of Local 423 working in administrative support at the IWK; Paul Hagen, Board member and chair of the civil service PR bargaining group; and Donna MacGr[...]

Telephone Town Hall – Housing Authorities – Locals 47, 103, 25, 26

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On Monday, April 8, we will hold a telephone town hall for all members of Local 47, 103, 25 and 26 to update you on the status of your negotiations. As you are aware on January 29, 2019 talks broke[...]

Nursing Act - Bill 121 at Law Amendments

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Good Afternoon, Bill 121, The Nursing Act (https://nslegislature.ca/legislative-business/bills-statutes/bills/assembly-63-session-2/bill-121) was introduced on March 15, 2019 and will be going to t[...]

Local 43 - Canadian Blood Service Bargaining Update

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Following four days of negotiations, your bargaining committee has reached an impasse with your Employer and has filed for conciliation. We are sending this email as an update on negotiations and to o[...]

Local 20 - NS Hearing & Speech Centres Tentative Agreement Reached

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Dear Local 20 members, Your bargaining committee has received a tentative agreement which will be brought back to you, the membership, to vote on. Your committee is recommending acceptance of th[...]

Local 29 - VON Canada NS Branch Bargaining Proposals Exchanged

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Dear Local 29 members, Your bargaining committee met with your employer on Monday, March 11th and Tuesday, March 12th to begin negotiations. During these sessions, the union and employer made progr[...]

Local 64 - Colchester Residential Services Society Ratification Vote Scheduled

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Dear members of Local 64, Your bargaining committee reached a tentative agreement with your employer on Wednesday, March 20th. We have scheduled an information session and ratification vote on t[...]

Local 53 - Halifax Regional Centre for Education Arbitration Decision

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As many of you would be aware, during the most recent round of bargaining, it became evident that the Employer and the Union disagreed on the interpretation of Article 28.05 (e) (ii) of the Collective[...]

Dept of Community Services Case Aides Policy Grievance Issued to your Employer on Avoidance

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The Union has raised concerns pertaining to Case Aides working within the Department of Community Services. The Employer continues to avoid appointing a number of term employees to permanent. The Depa[...]

Local 71 - Chignecto Central Regional Centre for Education Update on ECE Classification Issues

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Attn: Early Childhood Educators and Lead Early Childhood Educators working in Pre-Primary Classrooms with the CCRCE We, the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union, have been in on-going[...]

Health Care Workers' Safety Survey

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The union has received a number of reports from our Health Care members regarding concerns about staffing shortages and patient safety. We are trying to collect data from the membership to assist w[...]

Health Care Administrative Professionals’ Safety Survey

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The union has received a number of reports from our Administrative Professionals working in health care regarding concerns about staffing shortages and patient safety. We are trying to collect data[...]

Health Care Support Services’ Safety Survey

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The union has received a number of reports from our Support Services members regarding concerns about staffing shortages and patient safety. We are trying to collect data from the membership to ass[...]
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