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2013 Spring member bursaries awarded!

The following people have been selected as recipients of the 2013 Spring Member Bursary Awards: Patsy Beck, Local 45 Nicholas Cardone, Local 22 (Cheryl Morton Award) Karren Fader, Local 42 Tyler MacKenzie, Local 470A Monika Thompson, Local 93 Stephanie Woodman, Local 97 We also recently awarded our 2013 Fine Arts/Amateur Sports Awards.

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MayWorks 2013: April 26 to May 4

MAYWORKS HALIFAX 2013 Friday, April 26th, 8 p.m. at the Oasis Pub and Eatery Workers Take the Mic Frequently with huge attendance, this popular event is about singing the songs of our lives, from Elvis to Solidarity, from oldies to the newest rocker, labour songs, working songs and love songs. Just one of the many […]

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Open letter to owners/management at Just Us!

Wednesday, April 24, 2013  Dear Just Us! owners & management,  “People and the planet before profits,” seems to be your mission statement, even your mantra, if you will. Unfortunately, it is quite clear, based on your recent anti-labour activity, that these are just empty words. As the largest union in Nova Scotia, representing almost 30,000 […]

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Speaking out to support Canada’s public health system

**This article appeared in The Chronicle Herald’s Opinion section on Wednesday, April 24th… This week, the Harper government launched its latest attack on our public health care system, announcing the discontinuation of funding to the Health Council of Canada in 2014. The Health Council of Canada was established as a result of the Romanow Commission’s […]

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Local 1670 NSLC Managers/Asst. Managers – Tentative Agreement Ratified

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that members of NSGEU Local 1670, NSLC Managers/Assistant Managers have voted 95% in favour of the tentative agreement. Should you have any questions, please contact a member of your bargaining committee or the NSGEU at 424-4063 (toll free 1-877-556-7438), or email us at inquiry@nsgeu.ca. Bargaining Committee Kenneth Borden […]

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Civil Service Bargaining Update

Dear member, As indicated earlier, at the March 25 Bargaining Unit Negotiating Council (BUNC) meeting, the following motion was unanimously approved: The Civil Service Bargaining Unit Negotiating Council (BUNC) endorses the recommendation of the Union Negotiating Committee (UNC) to reject the latest offer of the employer and to initiate by April 15, 2013 the process […]

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