Local 71 – Negotiations Continues

Your Bargaining Committee met with the Employer for further negotiations on March 4th and 5th, 2013. Progress was made on some non-monetary issues, and discussion continued on major issues such as staffing. Overall, talks have been productive, but several major issues remain outstanding. Further dates for bargaining have been scheduled for March 18th and 19th, […]

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Local 46 – Tentative Agreement Ratified

Dear members, Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce members of NSGEU Local 46, staff at Property Valuation Services Corporation, have voted overwhelmingly in favour of their tentative agreement. If you have any questions, please contact a member of your Bargaining Committee or the NSGEU Labour Resource Centre at 424-4063 or e-mail us at […]

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Civil Service Master Agreement Negotiations Reach an Impasse

Dear Civil Service Member, As many of you are aware, Civil Service negotiations began on October 2, 2012 and continued until yesterday, March 4, 2013. There have been approximately 20 days of negotiations, many of which until very recently focused on dealing with non-monetary, operational provisions of the Collective Agreement. During the last few sessions, […]

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Local 45 – Université Sainte-Anne Ratifies Tentative Agreement

Halifax – Members of NSGEU Local 45, support staff at Université Sainte- Anne, have voted strongly in favour of their tentative agreement today. “Congratulations to the Bargaining Committee and Chief Negotiator, Tina Webber, who worked hard to reach this agreement with the employer,” says Joan Jessome, President of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees […]

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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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