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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[...]

Taking a Stand for Workplace Health & Safety

Taking a Stand for Workplace Health & Safety
This article appeared in the Summer 2018 edition of the Union Stand Heather Avery and Heather MacIvor knew something wasn’t right when their employer moved them into a relatively new office bui[...]

50 years strong with NSGEU

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Meet NSGEU member Sheldon Bisson, a Biomedical and Anesthesia Tech. Assistant with the Nova Scotia Health Authority. This is Sheldon’s 50th year with the union, and he says the support has been great.[...]

Pride Events Information

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How to walk with NSGEU Pride! On Saturday, we will be gathering between 12 and 12:45 p.m. at the DND Dockyard area. We are marching with the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour and are in section D # [...]

Welcome new members of Local 150 - Island Employment Association!

Welcome new members of Local 150 - Island Employment Association!
We are pleased to welcome our newest members who are employees of the Island Employment Association. They are Career Practitioners, Career Counsellors, Job Developers, Employment Support Practitio[...]

Local 67 - Veith House Bargaining Update Tentative Agreement Reached!

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Dear Local 67 members, Your Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with the Employer during conciliation on Monday, June 25th, 2018. Details of the tentative agreement will be sh[...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Liberal Government Heightens Health Care Crisis by Leaving More Nova Scotians Stranded

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NSGEU President Jason MacLean joins Cape Breton families, seniors and health care workers with shock and anger at today's Liberal government announcement that the Northside Consolidated Hospital and N[...]

Local 71 - CCRCE Strike Vote Information

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Dear members of Local 71, After 12 days at the bargaining table, your Bargaining Committee has filed for conciliation. The Union is seeking a strike mandate from you, the members, prior to going in[...]

Welcome Local 130 to NSGEU

Welcome Local 130 to NSGEU
On June 1, 2018 employees of Shannex – Orchard Court voted overwhelmingly to join the NSGEU. Orchard Court is a long term care facility located in Kentville. The over 30,000 NSGEU members proudly welc[...]

2018 NSGEU Amateur Sports and Fine Arts Awards Recipients

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Ratified by the NSGEU Board of Directors and in accordance with the NSGEU Policy 2.10; the NSGEU Social Recreation Committee recommends that the $300.00 Amateur Sports and Fine Arts Awards be awarded [...]

May 17 is the Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia

May 17 is the Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia
“Alliances for Solidarity” is the theme of this year’s Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia.   The Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia “was created in 2004 [...]

Thank you for the work you do! Celebrating Correctional Services Week, May 13-19, 2018

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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[...]
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