Your bargaining committee and employer reached an impasse in bargaining on Tuesday, May 7th. The union will be filing for conciliation today, Wednesday, May 8th. While we have reached agreement on many articles, we still have some key issues that have not been addressed, such as improvements in pay provisions, holidays, vacation, sick leave, pension, […]
The NSGEU Labour Resource Centre (LRC) opened on April 1, 2004 with the overall objective of building the NSGEU’s capacity to be a relevant and effective resource for our members. We are now in the process of conducting an in-depth review of the LRC, its operations, and the ways in which we can enhance the […]
The bargaining committee for Local 71, Chignecto-Central Regional School Board, is pleased to inform the membership of Local 71 that they have just reached a tentative agreement with the employer. Details will follow.
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 email@example.com of their Local’s election date/time and location and whether the Local requires any assistance in conducting […]
President Joan Jessome was interviewed on Sunday, May 12, 2o13 by Scott Simpson of News 95.7 on the issue of understaffing and burnout in the nursing profession. To hear the interview, click here: Joan’s Interview on News 95.7 – May 12 2013
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 […]
Halifax- Members of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union, Local 71, who work for the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board have voted 91% in favor of strike action to support their demands at the bargaining table. The vote was counted in Truro tonight. Out of 434 votes cast, 396 voted yes. “The employer wants […]
Our Bodies, Our Health, Our Rights! Join Halifax’s LGBTQ Communities and Allies for a rally followed by a human chain around the heart of downtown Halifax. Thursday, May 16th, 6pm Halifax Grand Parade Sign language interpretation provided.
Halifax – Joan Jessome has been acclaimed for her 8th term as President of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union. Jessome was the first woman elected to the position in 1999. On Saturday, she broke another record as the longest serving president in the NSGEU’s history. Other positions in the provincial executive were […]
After three days of negotiations, talks aimed at achieving a new collective agreement for Local 66 have reached an impasse. While the talks were successful in dealing with some articles, we were not able to reach agreement on key monetary issues and there are still several concessions proposed by the employer. Your bargaining committee is […]