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MEDIA RELEASE: Unions File Labour Practice Complaint Against NSHA, IWK

The Health Care Bargaining Council today made a formal bargaining complaint with the Labour Board against the Nova Scotia Health Authority and the IWK. Bargaining between the Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions and the NSHA and IWK has stalled because the employers are refusing to table proposals for three crucial benefits in the […]

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Unions Respond to Failure to Bargain Complaint

A few weeks ago, bargaining representatives for the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) and IWK Health Centre filed a complaint against the four Union Councils representing almost 26,000 health care workers in the province (NSGEU, NSNU, Unifor and CUPE). This complaint alleges that the four new union negotiating councils (Health Care, Nursing, Administrative Professional, and […]

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Update on Acute Care Bargaining & Essential Services

The Provincial Government passed two recent laws changing the way health care contracts are negotiated. The Health Authorities Act (Bill 1) created four province-wide bargaining units (Administrative Professionals, Service Support, Nursing and Health Care). It requires all four unions who represent workers in each of the units (CUPE, Unifor, NSGEU and NSNU) to bargain together in Councils […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Civil Service Bargaining Committee Recommends Acceptance of Tentative Agreement to Protect Job Security

The NSGEU Civil Service Bargaining Unit Negotiating Committee (BUNC) is recommending acceptance of a tentative agreement that protects members’ job security. During this round of negotiations, Civil Service members identified that the most critical issue for them was job security, and we have managed to protect that in the agreement the committee is recommending today. […]

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Bargaining: A look ahead

Many contracts now open, NSGEU staff and bargaining committees prepare for tough round of negotiations ahead. The NSGEU represents almost 30,000 members working in an incredibly wide variety of sectors and settings: from government and education to acute and community health care. These workers belong to 99 separate locals, which are all governed by their […]

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Local 42 – CDHA, Health Care Bargaining Committee Elected

The following members have been elected to the Local 42 Bargaining Committee: Sherri Turner Roberta Banfield Ruth Plant Patrick Daigle Cindy Smith-MacDonald Alternates: Barbara MacLean Annette Nicoletti Local 42’s current collective agreement is set to expire on October 31st, 2014. Under the new Bill 37 legislation, the union is preparing to negotiate essential services language […]

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