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NSGEU Local 71, Chignecto-Central Regional School Board, vote 91% in favour of strike action to back their demands.

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 […]

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Delegates elect, swear in new Executive

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 […]

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Local 64 – Colchester Residential Services Society – Union Filing for Conciliation

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, […]

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Local 28 – Braeside Nursing Home – One More Day of Bargaining Scheduled

Your Local 28 Bargaining Committee continued negotiations with the employer on April 30th  and May 1st.  We have concluded discussions on almost all non-monetary items.  We have scheduled one final day of bargaining for May 21st.   Your committee is hopeful that talks will be productive on this final day and that we will be able […]

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