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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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NSGEU Local 97, CDHA Nurses, Apply for Conciliation

Halifax – After meeting at the bargaining table for eight days, the bargaining committee representing Local 97 Registered Nurses at Capital District Health Authority (CDHA) and their employer have reached an impasse. The union has now applied to the Department of Labour and Advanced Education for Conciliation services in hopes that an agreement can be […]

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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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