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Health Care Bargaining Update

The Health Care Bargaining Council, including members of your bargaining committee, has made a formal bargaining complaint today against your employers with the Labour Board. Bargaining between the Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions and the NSHA and IWK has stalled because the Employers are refusing to tell the Unions what they are proposing […]

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Health Care Bargaining Update: Health Care Bargaining to Begin in October

Good afternoon, Late last week, the Council of Health Care Unions (NSGEU, NSNU, Unifor, and CUPE) provided your employer representatives (NSHA and IWK) with bargaining dates for the Health Care bargaining unit only. Those dates are now set for early and mid-October. The Health Care bargaining council will now begin with an exchange of proposals […]

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How Did Bill 1 Affect You?

We realize that our members working in the acute health care system have gone through a lot of stress as a result of the Liberal government’s Bill 1. While we are all tired and eager to move on from the turmoil of the past six months, it’s important that we tell this government how their […]

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Health Care Administrative Professionals: You’re Invited to a Telephone Town Hall

*** Any Administrative Professionals in Locals 93, 94 & 95 are also included in the telephone town hall meeting of Tuesday, March 24th at 6 p.m. Your local numbers were inadvertently left off of the original email: our apologies. We hope to speak with you Tuesday! WHAT: Telephone town hall meeting, Administrative Professionals WHEN: Tuesday, […]

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Information on Health Councils

NSGEU and three other unions (CUPE, Unifor and NSNU) who represent workers in the acute care sector in Nova Scotia reached an agreement on March 13 with the Government to form a Council of Unions for the purposes of negotiating collective agreements for healthcare workers. Those unions represent 24,500 healthcare workers in the province. For […]

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URGENT: Last chance to vote!

I am writing to remind you that today is the last day for you to vote to create a single NSGEU administrative professional bargaining unit which will represent all members across the province. This vote has one simple objective: it will allow administrative professionals the opportunity to stay with their union, the NSGEU. I know […]

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Information on Upcoming Vote for Clerical/Administrative Professionals

In order to fulfill a requirement of the provincial government’s new Health Authorities Act and allow the NSGEU to have an opportunity to continue to represent you, we need to consolidate all Clerical/Administrative Professional locals into one. NSGEU’s Clerical/Administrative Professionals are being asked to vote on creating one standalone local which would represent all of […]

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