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Local 18(MOS)- Maintenance andTrades Employees at Cape Breton University

Local 18 (MOS), Maintenance and trades staff at Cape Breton University voted 79% in favour of their tentative agreement on June 17. All fourteen (14) members were at the meeting to go through the changes with the bargaining committee and the ERO and negotiator, Jim Gosse. President Jessome was present as well and answered other […]

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President Jessome swears-in new executive of Local 1995, employees of the Cape Breton Regional Municipal Police

Approximately 70 members of Local 1995 filled the room at their triennial meeting on June 17 where they elected a new executive to lead their local for the next three years. At the meeting, President Jessome led a discussion about the next steps the union is taking to address member’s ongoing concerns about health & […]

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“And Now — The Bill” — How Bill C-377 will cost taxpayers big bucks

The following is an article from Blacklock’s Reporter: Tax authorities expect to penalize unions millions of dollars under legislation due to pass the Senate this week, according to confidential Canada Revenue Agency documents. An estimated $72 million a year in penalties will be due under Bill C-377, a private Conservative measure that compels unions to […]

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Local 84 – Cape Breton County Homemakers – Proposals Exchanged

Your bargaining committee met with your employer on Thursday, June 6th to exchange bargaining proposals. The committee also met with the employer to continue negotiations on Thursday, June 13th. Copies of the proposals are being mailed out to all members of Local 84. The bargaining proposals do not include all monetary items at this point, as […]

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Over 75 attend rally during St.FX Board of Governors meeting today to protest job cuts

Antigonish – Members of NSGEU Local 88, support staff at St.FX, along with members of the CAW and St. FXAUT held a rally today with an estimated 75 people in attendance. They held the rally outside the St.FX Keating Centre during a meeting of the Board of Governors to protest job cuts at the university. […]

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