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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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Local 1670 – Negotiations Underway

Negotiations for a new collective agreement commenced on January 15th and 16th at the NSLC Head Office, Halifax. Proposals were exchanged and both parties identified their concerns. A copy of Local 1670’s proposals is being mailed to you by the end of this week and should arrive on your doorstep by the beginning of next […]

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Local 44: Tentative Agreement reached

After long negotiations, your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce a tentative  agreement has been reached with the Employer.Details of the tentative collective agreement will be provided at the information and ratification process which is scheduled for 12:00 noon Wednesday February 13 in the Alexander Keith Boardroom. Your Bargaining Committee thanks you for your continued support. If […]

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Local 38 – Tentative Agreement Ratified

The Bargaining Committee for Local 38, Northwood Homecare, is pleased to announce that on January 31, members voted 80% in favour of their tentative agreement. The Committee thanks the membership for their support throughout the bargaining process. The new collective agreement has a two-year term from April 1, 2010 – March 31, 2012. The union […]

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Local 22 – Union Filing For Conciliation

Negotiations between the Employer and the Union continued on January 28th at the Lord Nelson Hotel in Halifax. At the conclusion of talks the Employer presented the Union with a final offer.  This offer falls very short of what would be acceptable to your Bargaining Committee. The Employer’s final offer also includes a number of […]

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Local 79 – Strike Vote Called as Union Heads to Conciliation

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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