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Telephone Town Hall is Happening Tonight, Jan. 30 – Local 267 – NS Community College Important Bargaining Update: Talks Have Broken Off

Confirming that the Town Hall scheduled for tonight for members who work at the Nova Scotia Community Colleges province-wide is going ahead as scheduled. We are holding a Telephone Town Hall meeting for NSGEU members who work at Nova Scotia Community College campuses across the province. As you may have heard, talks with your Employer […]

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Local 54: Bargaining Update

Your bargaining committee met with your Employer on April 7 and 8, 2015. Negotiations were slow, but respectful and the talks will continue on April 15, and 16. Your bargaining committee looks forward to this round of negotiations and appreciates your support and patience throughout the process. Should you have any questions or concerns, please […]

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Local 48 Bargaining Update

Contract negotiations between Nova Scotia Pension Services Corporation and the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union commenced on November 13, 2014 when the parties met and exchanged proposals. A copy of the Union’s tabled proposals is being mailed to Local 48 members. Please keep in mind that these are proposals only. The Bargaining Committee is committed […]

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Local 92 – NSAC/Dal Non-Faculty – Bargaining Update

The Local 92 Bargaining Committee was very pleased with membership turn out at the October 27, 2014 Local meeting. The Bargaining Committee gave an update and members had the opportunity to ask questions. A conciliation officer has been appointed to assist the parties in reaching a tentative agreement. November 12 and 19 are confirmed for […]

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Local 97 – Registered Nurses at CDHA Registered Nurses Vote to Accept Employer’s Final Offer

After many months of painful negotiations with Capital Health and interference by the Liberal government, NSGEU leadership decided to take the employer’s final offer forward to Registered Nurses once again for a vote. “In the spring, the employer refused to negotiate in good faith, choosing to hide behind the government and the Essential Services legislation […]

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Local 29 – VON Bedford Caseload Planner & Administrative Intake Support Workers Conciliation Ends, Membership Meetings Scheduled

After two and a half days of bargaining, your bargaining committee went through the conciliation process on September 10th. We are disappointed to tell you that we still have no recommended tentative agreement to bring back to you, as your employer’s last offer contained two concessions that would diminish some of your current entitlements of […]

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Local 97 – Registered Nurses at CDHA Government Ends Conciliation, NSGEU to Hold Vote on the Employer’s Final Offer

On Friday, this Liberal government passed Bill 1, the Health Authorities Act. The legislation will force you into the NSNU, allow a mediator to select your collective agreement, and prohibits you from ever decertifying from that union. In addition, the legislation includes a stipulation that makes any form of strike illegal until April 2015, after […]

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Local 97 – Nurses at CDHA: Bargaining Resumes Today

Conciliation will resume today, as scheduled, as we are still trying to achieve a collective agreement with your employer. Another conciliation date is scheduled for Thursday, October 2nd. Meanwhile, those aspects of the Essential Services agreement that we could not agree on with the employer were referred to the Labour Board last week. The Board […]

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Local 97 – Nurses at CDHA: Union Refers Outstanding Essential Services Issues to Labour Board

As you know, essential services negotiations for Local 97 ran throughout the summer. After almost 20 meetings, the parties reached agreement on staffing in the event of a strike for a long list of work areas. We also reached agreement on a number of processes that must be put in place in the event of […]

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