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Local 97 – Employer’s Response to Proposed Nurse-To-Patient Ratios

Further to the last bargaining update we sent out after your employer presented their “Final Settlement Offer” to the Local 97 bargaining committee on December 13th, 2013, we are now sending along their response to our proposals surrounding minimum mandated nurse-to-patient ratios:  11. Union/Management Quality Care Committee – 27.02(d)  (1)   An Employee who believes that […]

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Local 66 (Regional Residential Services Society) – Tentative Agreement Reached

Your bargaining committee is pleased to advise that on June 7th, 2013, a tentative agreement was reached between the union and your employer. Your bargaining committee is recommending acceptance of the tentative agreement, which provides for wage increases of 2%, 2.5% and 3% over a three-year period, as well as improvements to shift differential, weekend premium, […]

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Local 18(MOS)CBU – Tentative Agreement Reached

Your bargaining committee is pleased to advise that on June 5th, 2013, a tentative agreement was reached between the union and your employer. Your bargaining committee is recommending acceptance of the tentative agreement, which provides for wage increases of 1.75%, 1.5% and 2% over a three-year period, as well as improvements to vacation, shift differential, weekend […]

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Local 87 – Parkland At The Lakes – Conciliation Approved

Local 87 – Parkland At The Lakes Dear Local 87 member, Members of your bargaining committee, your Chief Negotiator, Grant Vaughan, and your Employee Relations Officer, Lori Smith, met on April 24th to count your strike vote ballots. At that time, the NSGEU and your bargaining committee believed there were 38 members of your bargaining unit, […]

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NSGEU Local 71, Chignecto-Central Regional School Board, vote 91% in favour of strike action to back their demands.

Halifax- Members of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union, Local 71, who work for the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board have voted 91% in favor of strike action to support their demands at the bargaining table. The vote was counted in Truro tonight.  Out of 434 votes cast, 396 voted yes. “The employer wants […]

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Local 22 – IWK Health Care, Conciliation Talks Break Off

After two days of conciliation, talks aimed at achieving a new collective agreement have broken off. While the talks were successful in dealing with major monetary issues, we were not able to reach agreement on important job security provisions of the collective agreement. The employer’s final offer falls short of what was achieved by employees […]

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Local 46 – Tentative Agreement Ratified

Dear members, Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce members of NSGEU Local 46, staff at Property Valuation Services Corporation, have voted overwhelmingly in favour of their tentative agreement. If you have any questions, please contact a member of your Bargaining Committee or the NSGEU Labour Resource Centre at 424-4063 or e-mail us at inquiry@nsgeu.ca. […]

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Civil Service Master Agreement Negotiations Reach an Impasse

Dear Civil Service Member, As many of you are aware, Civil Service negotiations began on October 2, 2012 and continued until yesterday, March 4, 2013. There have been approximately 20 days of negotiations, many of which until very recently focused on dealing with non-monetary, operational provisions of the Collective Agreement. During the last few sessions, […]

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