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Press Release: NSGEU responds to death inquiry at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

Dec. 20, 2018 NSGEU responds to death inquiry at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility (CNSCF a.k.a. Burnside) The outcome of the review into death of an inmate has raised concerns for NSGEU correctional staff who work at the CNSCF in Burnside. “One thing has to be made absolutely clear, Correctional Officers are not to blame […]

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NSGEU Press Release: More must be done to prevent assaults in Burnside facility, says NSGEU.

Halifax – “More must be done to prevent assaults on Correctional Officers in Burnside”, says Joan Jessome, President of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union. The Canadian Press recently reported that assaults on Correctional Officers have nearly doubled in 2014, as compared to 2013. They say there were 32 assaults on Officers in […]

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NSGEU proudly supports comments from correctional officer, Local 480 member, working at Burnside

Last night, Wednesday, Sept. 3, a story appeared in the local Metro Halifax newspaper with comments from an anonymous correctional officer who works at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility (CNSCF), also referred to as the Burnside Correctional Facility, or the Burnside Jail.  As the union representing correctional officers, we wanted to proudly support her/his […]

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