Local 57-Laing House Countdown to Strike!

Good morning, After two days of conciliation, the employer presented its final offer to the Local 57 (Laing House) bargaining committee. The bargaining committee presented the final offer to the members of Local 57 without making a recommendation of acceptance or rejection. Members reviewed the final offer and conducted their vote between Friday April 28th […]

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Local 55 – Workers’ Compensation Board: Bargaining Proposals Exchanged

Dear Local 55 Member: Your collective agreement expired on December 31, 2014, and your Bargaining Committee has exchanged proposals with the employer. If you are a Local 55 member and have not received the proposals by email, please contact the Resource Centre at 902-424-4063 (1-877-556-7438) or email and they will ensure you get a […]

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Thank you for the work you do! Celebrating Correctional Services Week, May 7-13, 2017

This week we are taking some time to recognize our members who provide Correctional Services in Nova Scotia. Correctional Services include services provided by Correctional Officers, Probation Officers, youth workers and staff in adult and youth correctional facilities. For the most part, our members spend a great deal of time in the facilities with offenders […]

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Yesterday at Westray

Yesterday at Westray Into the deep, they trudged along. ‘To feed their families, they must be strong. A decent wage is all they desired. A place to work until they retired. Retired they did in a tragic way, On that cold and unforgettable day. They knew, and were told; the mine was unsafe. But profit […]

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Happy Nursing Week!

Good morning, Nurses across Canada will be celebrating a week in their honour, starting today! National Nursing Week is from May 8th to 14th, with National Nursing Day falling on Friday, May 12th. This year, the Canadian Nurses’ Association (CNA) has chosen the theme #YesThisIsNursing to help guide celebrations for 2017 and 2018. As nurses who work […]

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Civil Service Bargaining Update: E-Vote to Authorize Bargaining Committee to File for Interest Arbitration

Vote on Mon. May 15 – Tue. May 16 Your Bargaining Unit Negotiating Council and your Union Negotiating Committee are asking for your support. With two days of conciliation behind us and two more days ahead, your Committees are asking for a strong vote from you, the membership, authorizing the union to proceed to Interest […]

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