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Human Rights = Labour Rights

Most of us don’t give much thought to the basic rights and freedoms that we, as Canadians, enjoy every day. We are extremely fortunate to live in a society that values and protects the rights to freedom of opinion and expression, peaceful assembly, and the ability to take part in the political process. Today, which […]

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Dexter Government Taken In By Sweeping Promises

Dexter Government Taken In By Sweeping Promises: Betrays Fundamental Principles and Commitments Halifax – The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union is upset with today’s announcement by Premier Dexter about IBM Canada joining forces with the government, five universities and the Nova Scotia Community College supposedly to create hundreds of new jobs over the […]

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Contracting Out Government SAP Services is Not in the Public Interest

Contracting Out Government SAP Services is Not in the Public Interest “Nova Scotians should be very concerned about the prospect of outsourcing the delivery of the SAP system to a multinational private for-profit company for many reasons,”says President Jessome. “We have a state of the art service here, with state of the art technology, and […]

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Test Campaign

NSGEU members are invited to participate in a series of town hall meetings being held throughout the province over the coming weeks. The Canadian Labour Congress and the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour, which NSGEU is affiliated with, are hosting the meetings, inviting unionized workers to come and participate in these sessions, so they can […]

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NSGEU Presidents Break Ground On Union’s New home

NSGEU President Joan Jessome, Past President Greg Blanchard, and Secretary-Treasurer Darren McPhee break ground on the spot where the union’s new office and convention centre will stand this time next year. On Friday, June 22, NSGEU President Joan Jessome was joined by Past President Greg Blanchard to break ground at the corner of Wright Avenue […]

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Local 68 Strike

Four Women Who Work For Elizabeth Fry Society On Strike Over Employer’s Demand For Wage Freeze Please Drop By Their Picket at 99 Wyse Road on Thursday, July 12, Between 7:30 AM and 2 PM The four women in NSGEU Local 68, who work for the Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia, spent all […]

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