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Health Care Workers’ Emergency Meetings

We are holding a series of emergency meetings for all members of Local 19 (Support Services), Local 42 (Health Care), Local 22 (Health Care at the IWK), Local 23 (Administrative Professionals at the IWK), Local 97 (Nursing) and Local 246 (Administrative Professionals at Capital Health) affected by Bill 1 tomorrow (Monday, February 23rd) and Tuesday, […]

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Arbitration Decision

Dear member, We received arbitrator James Dorsey’s decision on the labour representation portion of Bill 1 (the Health Authorities Act). That decision, which can be found here (http://nsgeu.ca/filemanager/pdf/DorseyFinalDecision.pdf) has determined that the NSGEU will serve as the bargaining agent for both Clerical and Health Care workers. Additionally, Mr. Dorsey has not assigned the Support Services […]

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Emergency Telephone Town Hall Meeting for Acute Health Care Admin & Clerical

What: Emergency Telephone Town Hall meeting When:  Tuesday, February 10th, 7:30 p.m. The NSGEU is holding an emergency telephone town hall meeting for all clerical workers and administrative professionals who work at the IWK or any of the provincial health authorities. This meeting is to discuss a very important electronic vote we will be holding […]

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Bill 1 Arbitration Live Blog (Feb. 2 to 6)

Throughout the week of February 2nd to 6th, the four unions representing health care workers in Nova Scotia returned to the arbitration process, which is being overseen by arbitrator James Dorsey. While the process was open to the public (members and media), we tweeted throughout the event, so people could follow along from home. That […]

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We Need Your Help: Input On Various Classifications

Arbitrator James Dorsey has scheduled the dates of February 2nd to February 6th for the continuation of the hearing arising from Bill 1 (the Health Authorities Act). Over that five-day period, Mr. Dorsey will hear submissions from the four unions and the employer regarding the placement of classifications/jobs within the four bargaining units (Nursing, Health […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Nova Scotia healthcare unions meet, commit to having lawyers work together on Dorsey decision

(Halifax) – The four unions affected by Bill 1 met Tuesday afternoon (January 20) and have directed their legal teams to begin the process of looking at the Dorsey arbitration ruling, with a goal of getting the best outcomes for the 24,000 health care members affected by the bill. The unions have also agreed that […]

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