The Local 57 Bargaining Committee and Laing House (the Employer) reached an impasse on February 22nd. The Union will be filing for conciliation today, February 28th. While we have reached agreement on many articles, we still have not been able to reach agreement on wages and duration of the collective agreement. We are committed in reaching […]
Dear Civil Service members, Yesterday the Employer informed your Bargaining Committee and the Conciliation Officer that they are no longer available to meet for conciliation in March due to committee availability. They have suggested that we look into finding a block of time in April and we have agreed and are in the process of […]
Dear Case Aides and Access Facilitators, working in the Department of Community Services, As you are aware, the Employer has reorganized your roles and responsibilities within the Department. Although we were not consulted, we did raise our objections to these changes, based on our conversations with the membership.We informed the employer we thought these changes […]
The NSGEU Office will remain closed for Thursday, February 16.
Dear NSGEU members working in provincial school boards, The Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) has announced it is holding a one day strike on Friday, February 17. They are taking a stand against Bill 75 that was tabled in the legislature by the McNeil government last evening. This Bill limits teachers’ right to strike, erodes their […]
Take a stand and raise your voice for free collective bargaining! The Legislature is scheduled to begin sitting at 8pm TODAY, Tuesday evening, for the First Reading of Stephen McNeil’s Bill, Teachers Professional Agreement and Classroom Improvement (2017) Act, which imposes a contract on members of the NSTU including a wage pattern and the end […]
Due to the ongoing winter storm cleanup efforts, the meeting scheduled for Local 78B has been cancelled. Please keep an eye out for the rescheduled meeting date.
Due to the ongoing winter storm, the meeting scheduled for Local 16 has been cancelled.
(UPDATED): Due to ongoing storm conditions affecting most of the province, the NSGEU office in Burnside will remain closed on Tuesday, February 14th to ensure the safety of staff and members. Please stay safe!
Good afternoon, The NSGEU executive and Local 101 executive team met with members at the regularly scheduled Local 101 meeting last night. A variety of agenda items were discussed, but the most pressing issue was the status of Code Census at the QEII Health Sciences Centre (and the HI site, in particular). We heard clearly […]