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Local 470 – Negotiations Moving Forward

Negotiations for a new collective agreement continued on January 7th, 8th, and 9th at the Dartmouth Holiday Inn. The talks were productive and progress was made on a number of issues that are on the table. Many non-monetary issues have been resolved and we are actively discussing monetary proposals at this time. Talks are set […]

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Local 88 – Additional Strike Vote Information

Further Information for Strike Vote NSGEU notified members in December of strike vote information sessions and voting on January 10 and 11, 2013.  The dates and times are included again at the end of this update.  The following is to provide additional information in preparation for the information meetings which begin on January 10, 2013.  […]

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Press Release Local 81 – MSVU Vote to Strike

January 9, 2013 NSGEU Local 81, Mount St. Vincent University Support Staff, Vote to Strike Halifax – Members of NSGEU Local 81, support staff at Mount St. Vincent University, vote 87 per cent in favour of a strike to back up their bargaining demands during conciliation. Conciliation dates have been scheduled for January 17 and […]

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Local 81 – Strike Vote Information

Further Information for Strike Votes NSGEU notified members in December of strike vote information sessions and voting on January 8 and 9, 2013. They are included again at the end of this update. The following is to provide additional information in preparation for the information meetings which begin on January 8, 2013. President Joan Jessome, […]

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Local 38 – Tentative Agreement Reached

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to inform the membership that a tentative agreement has been reached with your employer.  Your Bargaining Committee is recommending acceptance of the agreement.  Please see the details below regarding the upcoming ratification meeting. When:   January 16, 2013 Where:  Northwood Homecare Limited, Boardroom, Eileen Stubbs Avenue, Dartmouth Time:     4:30 to 5:30 […]

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Bill C-377 heads for a third reading before the holidays

It looks as though the Conservative’s Bill C-377 will get to the final approval stage before the House rises for the Christmas recess, according to the CBC’s Kady O’Malley. Conservative backbencher Russ Hiebert’s proposed bill will impose new financial disclosure requirements on labour unions.  Last week, members began going through proposed amendments to the bill, but were in […]

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Human Rights = Labour Rights

Most of us don’t give much thought to the basic rights and freedoms that we, as Canadians, enjoy every day. We are extremely fortunate to live in a society that values and protects the rights to freedom of opinion and expression, peaceful assembly, and the ability to take part in the political process. Today, which […]

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Dexter Government Taken In By Sweeping Promises

Dexter Government Taken In By Sweeping Promises: Betrays Fundamental Principles and Commitments Halifax – The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union is upset with today’s announcement by Premier Dexter about IBM Canada joining forces with the government, five universities and the Nova Scotia Community College supposedly to create hundreds of new jobs over the […]

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