Memorandum of Agreement regarding new Deputy Sheriff 1 Classification

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  Notice for Deputy Sheriffs On January 17 the Employer informed the Union that further to Article 43.01 of the Master Agreement they were establishing a new classification of Deputy Sheriff 1 (DS1) which would be responsible only for providing security to all levels of court, and for the[...]

Healthcare Bargaining Update

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The Healthcare Council of Unions and the NSHA and IWK completed a round of mediation yesterday at the request of the Labour Board, which has resulted in an agreement to re-start bargaining toward a new collective agreement. The Healthcare Council of Unions (made up of NSGEU, Unifor, CUPE and NSNU[...]

Stepping up to help their community

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This article was featured in the Winter issue of the Stand and profiles NSGEU members who worked and volunteered during the Thanksgiving Day flood in Cape Breton. On Thanksgiving (Monday, October 10th, 2016), Cape Breton was hit by a slow-moving low pressure weather system, the remnants of Hurrican[...]

Local 20 - NS Hearing & Speech Centres Settlement Reached on Long-Term Disability Premiums

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In the late summer of 2016, the union filed a policy grievance with your employer, the Nova Scotia Hearing & Speech Centres, claiming the employer was in violation of the Collective Agreement by failing to pay the employer share of benefit premiums when an employee was off on Long-Term Disabilit[...]
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