Working towards an accessible Nova Scotia – Access Awareness Week

From June 2nd to June 8th, Nova Scotians recognize Access Awareness Week, which celebrates achievements made both by and for people with disabilities in the areas of accessibility, transportation, housing, employment, recreation, education and communication. In 1988, Rick Hansen’s Man in Motion Tour inspired the creation of a national Access Awareness Week, which was recognized […]

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Local 41 – Northwoodcare Bedford Inc.- Additional Bargaining Dates Scheduled

Your Local 41 bargaining committee met with representatives of Northwoodcare Bedford Inc. on May 29th and 30th to commence negotiations on your new collective agreement. Talks were cordial and agreement was reached on a number of non-monetary items. We are attempting to schedule another date for mid-June, in an effort to conclude negotiations before summer vacations […]

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NSGEU Local 66 (RRSS) votes strongly in favour o­­­f strike action to back bargaining demands

Halifax – Members of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union Local 66, Regional Residential Services Society, have delivered a very strong show of support to their bargaining committee, voting 88 per cent in favour of strike action, if necessary, to back their demands. “This should send a loud and clear message to the […]

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Local 63B Community Health Services – First Collective Agreement Ratified

Members of Local 63B Community Health Services ratified their first collective agreement with a resounding 100 per cent supporting vote on Wednesday, May 29th! The collective agreement extends from April 1st, 2012 to October 31st, 2015. Congratulations to the membership and special thanks to bargaining committee members Bill Robinson and Shauna Ferrar for their commitment […]

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Local 55 – WCBoard – Tentative Agreement Reached

After eight (8) days of talks, your bargaining committee concluded a tentative collective agreement with the employer late last evening, May 29. Details of the package and the voting process are forthcoming. The bargaining committee is recommending acceptance and would like to thank the membership for its support during the collective bargaining process. If you […]

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Local 66 – RRSS- Members Vote Strongly In Support of Strike to Back Bargaining Demands

Members have delivered a very strong show of support to their bargaining committee today, voting in favour of strike, if necessary, to back their demands and take the employer’s proposed concessions off the bargaining table. An overwhelming 88 per cent of ballots cast were in favour of strike, with a 73 per cent strike mandate […]

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