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Civil Service Bargaining Update: New Conciliation Dates Scheduled April 19 & 20

Dear Civil Service members, In late February, your Employer informed your Bargaining Committee and the Conciliation Officer that they are no longer available to meet for conciliation in March due to committee availability. They have suggested that we reschedule for April, and we have now agreed on April 19th and 20th for conciliation. When parties […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: NSGEU Files for Conciliation as Civil Service Negotiations Reach an Impasse

The NSGEU is filing for conciliation after negotiations with the government for a Civil Service collective agreement reached an impasse. “Our members are looking for a fair agreement and hopefully a conciliator can help us get there,” says Jason MacLean, President of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union. “Right now, we remain far […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Members at Cape Breton University vote unanimously in favour of strike

Members of NSGEU Local 18, who are teachers and maintenance workers working in skilled trades at Cape Breton University, have voted strongly in favour of strike action to back their demands for a fair collective agreement, as their bargaining committees head into conciliation in early February. “One hundred per cent of the ballots cast by […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Sherbrooke Village Employees Rally for a Fair Contract

For Immediate Release: Date: Sept.1, 2015 Sherbrooke Village Employees Rally for a Fair Contract Employees at Sherbrooke Village, (members of Local 50), will be holding a rally in support of their Bargaining Committee and their efforts to negotiate a fair agreement with their Employer. They head into conciliation on Friday, Sept. 4. Place: Gate to […]

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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 32 – Home Support, Yarmouth – Union files for conciliation

Negotiations for a new collective agreement were held on June 13th and October 29th at the law office of Cliff Hood, negotiator for the employer, in Yarmouth. The talks were courteous and productive with respect to non-monetary issues. However, little progress was made on the key monetary issues facing the bargaining unit. At the conclusion […]

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