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MEDIA RELEASE: NSGEU Thrilled With Supreme Court Decision on Workers’ Right to Strike

Today, the Canadian labour movement is celebrating yet another win for workers, as the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the right to strike is protected in the constitution. “This is a historic decision which recognizes that the right of workers to strike is protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms,” says […]

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Local 97 – CDHA Nurses – Essential Services Update

Under the new essential services legislation (Bill 37), your Essential Services Committee has been meeting with your employer in an effort to establish acceptable staffing levels. We have now completed our work on the area-by-area review with the employer, and have reached agreement on staffing levels in a majority of areas. In areas where there […]

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Special Convention Call!

Below are links to a pdf version of the delegate and alternate application forms.  You can download the forms and fax or email them to Diane Briggs at 902-428-0191 or Delegate Application Form Alternate Application Form Dear Brothers and Sisters: Pursuant to Article 3, Section 3.13.1 and 3.13.3 of the Union’s Constitution and By-Laws, […]

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Bill 37 Passed Into Law

Today is a dark day for democracy and workers in Nova Scotia. At 7:30 a.m., Bill 37 (Essential Health and Community Services Act) was passed by a Liberal majority government. We are deeply saddened with this government’s betrayal of workers, but we are incredibly proud of all health care workers and members for showing up, […]

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Bill 37 set to pass tonight! If you are not working, please join us at the Delta Halifax at 11pm.

Dear NSGEU members, The Stephen McNeil government is all set to pass Bill 37, the most regressive labour legislation we have ever seen in this province and the worst in the country –tonight. The legislation takes away any bargaining strength for all acute care and community care workers. This includes long-term care workers, home support […]

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Rally at the Legislature TODAY at 1 p.m.!

Members of unions from across the province, NSGEU health care and community services workers, and Local 97 members are being asked to gather at the legislature at 1 p.m. today for a rally! They are speaking out against the oppressive legislation (Bill 37) that is slowly making its way through the legislature. This bill will […]

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