Local 41 – Northwoodcare Bedford Inc. – Proposals Exchanged, Negotiation Dates Set

Your bargaining committee met with Northwoodcare Bedford Inc. on Thursday, May 16th to exchange proposals.  A copy of our Local 41 proposals is being mailed out to all members. We meet again with the employer to commence negotiations on Wednesday, May 29th and Thursday, May 30th. We will provide you with another update at that time. If you […]

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Local 66 Regional Residential Services Society (RRSS) – Strike Votes & Information Sessions Scheduled

As many of you are aware, talks between your bargaining committee and your employer reached an impasse on April 12, 2013. The union filed for conciliation on April 15 and will be holding strike votes on the following dates to back your demands for a fair agreement that recognizes the valuable work you do for […]

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President Jessome speaks on the strength of women

On Wednesday, May 15th, President Joan Jessome was warmly welcomed into a classroom at St. Francis Xavier’s Coady Institute. She was invited to speak to a diverse group of women currently studying at the school – they were from different parts of Canada, Ghana, Indonesia, Nigeria, Egypt, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Jamaica, Cameroon, Zambia and […]

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Reminder to Local Presidents: All Local Elections to be Completed by the end of June, 2013

Reminder that all local elections are to be completed by the end of June, 2013 as per the NSGEU Constitution & By-Laws. Local Presidents are reminded to please notify the NSGEU Labour Resource Centre at 424-4063 or at of their Local’s election date/time and location and whether the Local requires any assistance in conducting […]

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Winners of our Go-Green Tablet Giveaway!

Well, it seems that NSGEU members really DO care about the environment! We received over 4,000 entries for our Go-Green Tablet Giveaway contest… That means more than 4,000 members have asked to receive their quarterly copy of The Union Stand via email, rather than a paper copy, in the mail. By best estimates, this means […]

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