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Local 28 – Negotiations Moving Forward

 Negotiations for a new collecitve agreement between the Union and Braeside Nursing Home took place on January 14 & 15.  The talks were cordial and progress wasw made on a number of items. We meet again on January 18th and anticipate being able to conclude negotiations on the majority of non-monetary issues. Your Bargaining Committee […]

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Local 46 – Employees of the PVSC reach a tentative agreement

February 15, 2013 NSGEU Local 46, Employees of the Property Valuation Services Corporation, Reach a Tentative Agreement. Halifax – NSGEU Local 46, Employees of the Property Valuation Services Corporation, reach a tentative agreement. “We are pleased to have reached this tentative agreement after five (5) days at the bargaining table,” says Joan Jessome, President of […]

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Local 88 – St. F.X. Support Staff reject employer’s offer

February 15, 2013 Antigonish – Members of NSGEU Local 88, St. F.X. support staff, have voted in favour of rejecting the employer’s last offer. “Our members are looking for some headway on two issues most important to the membership; wages and the classification process,” says Joan Jessome, President of the Nova Scotia Government & General […]

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Local 79 – Information Session/Vote

The Union and Employer met on February 11, 2013 with a conciliation officer in an effort to reach a tentative agreement.  A tentative agreement was not reached. Therefore your Bargaining Committee is bringing the Employer’s best offer to members for a vote and are recommending very strongly that members vote to reject the Employer’s best […]

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Local 81 – Tentative Agreement ratified

Members of NSGEU Local 81, support staff at Mount St. Vincent University, ratified their tentative agreement. “Congratulations to the Bargaining Committee and Chief Negotiator, Tina Webber, who worked hard to reach this agreement with the employer,” said Joan Jessome, President of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union. The vote was 93 per cent […]

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February is African Heritage Month

This year marks the 29th African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia and the theme is “Then and Now: Our Journey Continues.” The provincial launch of African Heritage Month was held on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. A full list of African Heritage Month events across the province has been posted to the African Nova Scotian Affairs website at www.ansa.novascotia.ca. Check […]

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