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Complete the NSGEU Communications Survey for a chance to win an iPad!

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Your NSGEU Communications team is always looking for ways to keep you better informed and up-to-date on the work being done on your behalf. Digital communications move fast and we want to be sure we a[...]

Member Bursary & Member Dependent Scholarship Applications

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Time to apply for the NSGEU Member Bursary and Member Dependent Scholarships! Deadline: March 15, 2019 NSGEU believes in supporting members and their dependents who are continuing their educatio[...]

Local 75 - Stock Transportation Bargaining Update: Information Session & Ratification Vote

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Dear members of Local 75, Your Bargaining Committee reached a tentative agreement with the Employer on December 13 , 2018. We have scheduled an information session and ratification vote on this [...]

Available Now! ❄ Winter Issue of The Stand ❄

Available Now! ❄ Winter Issue of The Stand ❄
The latest issue of The Union Stand is now available online! Please click here to view it. [...]

Union Matters: Weather and Work

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Union Matters host Deedee Slye talks to Lynette Johnson, Employee Relations Officer for Health Care, and Colin Sutton, President of Local 79, St. Mary's University, about storm closure policies, colle[...]

Union Matters: A Conversation about Convention Resolutions

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In this Episode, host Deedee Slye talks to President Jason MacLean; Chair of the Resolutions Committee, Paul Hagan; and Chair of the Constitution and By-Laws Committee, Colin Sutton, about resolut[...]

NSGEU Convention Resolutions Writing Sessions

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As you are aware, NSGEU Triennial Convention is on the horizon (May, 2019). The deadline for Locals to submit Constitutional Amendments and General Resolutions to the 2019 Convention is March 8, 2019.[...]

Nursing Bargaining Unit: Telephone Town Hall to Discuss New Collective Agreement

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As you are aware, we recently concluded an intensive round of bargaining, which resulted in a new collective agreement for the Nursing bargaining unit. We are holding a telephone town hall meeting [...]

Support Services Bargaining Unit: Telephone Town Hall Meeting to Discuss New Collective Agreement

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As you are aware, we recently concluded an intensive round of bargaining, which resulted in a new collective agreement for the Support Services bargaining unit. We are holding a telephone town hall[...]

Sock it to Poverty pick up

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Dear members, Anyone in the HRM who has Sock it to Poverty items that need to be picked up, please email HCommittee@nsgeu.ca with your location, contact name and phone #. Pick up will be schedul[...]

Local 44 - Nova Scotia Business Inc. Tentative Agreement Ratified!

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Dear Local 44 members; Congratulations to all members of Local 44 on the ratification of the tentative agreement. 64% of the bargaining unit cast ballots and 100% of these ballots were in favour[...]

Local 18B - Cape Breton University MOS Bargaining Update: Tentative Agreement Reached. Info Session Scheduled

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Dear Local 18B members, Your Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with the Employer and is recommending acceptance. A ratification and information session has been scheduled fo[...]

Bursary Awards & Scholarships: 2018 Fall Recipients

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NSGEU Member Bursary Awards The following have been selected by the NSGEU Education Committee and ratified by the NSGEU Board of Directors to receive awards. Local 2 Colleen Fraser $1,000 – Bi[...]

Local 75 - Stock Transportation, CSAP Bargaining Update: Tentative Agreement Reached!

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Good afternoon, Local 75 members, Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that after four days of negotiations we have reached a tentative agreement with your Employer. During the cours[...]

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[...]
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