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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 [...]

Reminder: Deadline for Donations to Sock It To Poverty

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Just a friendly reminder that if you’d like to make a donation of new socks, mittens, hats or cash for people in need in your community, our donation boxes will be set up until December 15th. All d[...]

Member Update on Teachers' Dispute: What To Do If You're Being Asked To Do Struck Work

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Good afternoon, The union has just learned that some school boards (Annapolis Valley & Chignecto Regional School Board) are offering additional hours for the purposes of supervision to our memb[...]

Media Release: Department of Justice Should Improve Courtroom Safety – Not Make it Worse: says NSGEU President MacLean

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Instead of putting in measures to make courtrooms and prisoner escorts safer, NSGEU has learned the Department of Justice is planning to make the situation riskier for Deputy Sheriffs and the public. [...]

President MacLean asks to return to bargaining table: Premier responds he will wait for vote results.

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Dear members of the Civil Service, In light of the return to the bargaining table with the Nova Scotia Teacher's Union, I asked the Premier today to return to the table with Civil Servants as well, t[...]

Political Outlook

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*This story appears in the Fall issue of The Union Stand. This fall, McNeil’s Liberal Government began its seventh Legislative sitting since taking office in 2013. It officially marks this governme[...]

Fall 2016 Scholarship & Bursary Recipients

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NSGEU believes in supporting members who are continuing their education. Every year, the union offers 29 member bursaries (14 in March and 15 in October). They are awarded based on financial need at t[...]

Meet your new Board of Directors!

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*This article appears in the Fall issue of the Union Stand. The NSGEU Board of Directors is a group of 33 members who represent all occupations and provincial regions in which the union has members[...]

It's "Sock It To Poverty" time!

It's "Sock It To Poverty" time!
  Dear members, Every year, the NSGEU Human Rights Committee organizes a campaign called "Sock It To Poverty". From now until December 15, we are asking you, if you are able, to set up [...]

Civil Service Bargaining Update

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*This article appears in the Fall 2016 issue of The Union Stand. The NSGEU has called a vote for its Civil Service members beginning at 8 a.m. on December 12th and ending at noon on December 14th. [...]

Bargaining Update: All Civil Service

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E-Vote on Employer's Final Offer - Vote will begin December 12 at 8 a.m. and end December 14 at noon. Your Bargaining Unit Negotiating Council and your Union Negotiating Committee are recommending th[...]
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