Local 79 SMU – Tentative Agreement Reached

March 1, 2013 NSGEU Local 79, Support Staff at Saint Mary’s University, Reach Tentative Agreement Halifax – Members of NSGEU Local 79, support staff at Saint Mary’s University, have reached a tentative agreement. “We are very pleased to have achieved this tentative agreement,” says Joan Jessome, President of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees […]

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Local 27 Evergreen Home For Special Care – Tentative Agreement Reached

The union is pleased to advise the membership that your Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with Evergreen Home for Special Care. The agreement was reached on February 27th after four days of negotiations. The employer was open to hearing the concerns of the membership and your Committee felt discussions were very productive. Full […]

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Local 20 NS Hearing & Speech – Bargaining Committee Elected

We recently sent out a ballot for election of your new Bargaining Committee. All votes received as of the January 25th deadline were tallied, with the following results: Local 20 Bargaining Committee Cindy Furey, Administrative Support Professional Brenda MacKay, Speech Language Pathologist Maureen Merchant, Speech Language Pathologist Alternate: Heather Robertson We will now begin the […]

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Welcome to the new!

After much work behind the scenes, we relaunched the new and improved last week. As you can see, the new site is filled with valuable information about the Union, its history, current and upcoming events, and news that affects you, our members. The new website features an event calendar detailing upcoming social and educational […]

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The growing attack on labour

By Ian Johnson In recent years, the intensity and range of attacks on specific unions and the labour movement in general have intensified. There should be no doubt to anyone associated with labour that there is a major onslaught underway. This attack is more than the all-too-frequent concessions being sought by governments and employers in […]

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Local 45 – Support Staff at Université Sainte-Anne reach tentative agreement

Halifax – NSGEU Local 45, support staff at Université Sainte-Anne, reach tentative agreement. “We are pleased to have reached a tentative agreement and would like to acknowledge the hard work of our Chief Negotiator, Tina Webber, and the Bargaining Committee,” says Joan Jessome, President of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union.  “I would […]

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Local 45 – University Sainte-Anne

The Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce they have reached a tentative agreement with the employer and are recommending acceptance. An information and ratification vote session will be held on Monday, February 25, from 4:30 – 6:00, Room SV-4, Church Point Campus Highlights of the tentative agreement include: Wage increases of 1.75% retroactive to July […]

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