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Health Care Administrative Professionals’ Safety Survey

The union has received a number of reports from our Administrative Professionals working in health care regarding concerns about staffing shortages and patient safety. We are trying to collect data from the membership to assist with bringing public attention to this important issue. In order to do this effectively, we need information from you. We […]

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Health Care Support Services’ Safety Survey

The union has received a number of reports from our Support Services members regarding concerns about staffing shortages and patient safety. We are trying to collect data from the membership to assist with bringing public attention to this important issue. In order to do this effectively, we need information from you. We are asking you […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: HI Emergency Department Reaches Boiling Point

The situation at the Halifax Infirmary emergency department has reached a boiling point, as nurses’ pleas to call “Code Orange” (a special alert usually reserved for incidents with mass casualties) were denied on Wednesday evening. At one point, 99 patients were in the department, with just three doctors on rotation and three fewer RNs than […]

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Home Care Update & Meetings

Good morning, NSGEU’s home care workers play a critical role in our health care system: helping to ensure Nova Scotians can stay in the comfort of their own homes even when they need assistance with their day-to-day routine. The work you do is deeply appreciated by your clients, their loved ones, and by us, your […]

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Important Message for NSHA Central Zone Employees regarding Benefit Premium Changes

Dear members, In the coming days you will be receiving a notification from your employer (NSHA) announcing an increase to your health and dental premiums. The NSGEU does not agree with these increases and has made our position known with your benefits administrator (HANS) and employer. (Click here to see our response.) On July 1, 2018, your benefits […]

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Local 77 – Dalhousie University Local 92-77 – NSAC/Dalhousie University Bargaining Update: Dalhousie Board of Governors Ratified Tentative Agreement

Dear Local 77 and Local 92-77 members, The Dalhousie Board of Governors unanimously ratified the Tentative Agreement on March 7th. The increase to the Health Spending Account will be immediate, although the funds may not be available for a few weeks. Members can keep receipts for HSA expenses incurred starting today and can submit them when […]

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