Reminder to Local Presidents: All Local Elections to be Completed by the end of June, 2013

Reminder that all local elections are to be completed by the end of June, 2013 as per the NSGEU Constitution & By-Laws. Local Presidents are reminded to please notify the NSGEU Labour Resource Centre at 424-4063 or at of their Local’s election date/time and location and whether the Local requires any assistance in conducting […]

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Winners of our Go-Green Tablet Giveaway!

Well, it seems that NSGEU members really DO care about the environment! We received over 4,000 entries for our Go-Green Tablet Giveaway contest… That means more than 4,000 members have asked to receive their quarterly copy of The Union Stand via email, rather than a paper copy, in the mail. By best estimates, this means […]

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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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