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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Healthcare Unions’ Proposal to Government

Nova Scotia’s health care system is undergoing radical change by the provincial government. These changes include the government’s decision to move from nine District Health Authorities to one provincial board and one board representing the IWK. As a part of this restructuring, the government plans to reduce the number of collective agreements it negotiates with […]

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DHA Restructuring: Unions working towards Health Care Union Bargaining Associations

Dear Health Care member, Nova Scotia’s health care system is undergoing radical change by the provincial government. These changes include the government’s decision to move from nine District Health Authorities to one provincial board and one board representing the IWK. As a part of this restructuring, the government plans to reduce the number of collective […]

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Action Alert: Stop the College of Physicians from Pushing Privatization! Info Picket June 17th

Action Alert: Stop the College of Physicians from Pushing Privatization!   Info Picket 8:45 am, Tuesday June 17th, 7071 Bayers Road* At their recent annual general meeting, the NS College of Physicians and Surgeons announced that they are getting ready for privatization of health care. The CEO of the College, Dr. Gus Grant, said that […]

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Local 19 – Tentative Agreement Ratified

The Local 19 membership has voted to ratify the tentative agreement. Ballots were counted at NSGEU Head Office on January 21st and 57% of those who cast   ballots voted to accept the final offer that had been presented by the   employer.While the membership did ratify the offer there was clear disappointment in not achieving the […]

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Dexter Government Taken In By Sweeping Promises

Dexter Government Taken In By Sweeping Promises: Betrays Fundamental Principles and Commitments Halifax – The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union is upset with today’s announcement by Premier Dexter about IBM Canada joining forces with the government, five universities and the Nova Scotia Community College supposedly to create hundreds of new jobs over the […]

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Test Campaign

NSGEU members are invited to participate in a series of town hall meetings being held throughout the province over the coming weeks. The Canadian Labour Congress and the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour, which NSGEU is affiliated with, are hosting the meetings, inviting unionized workers to come and participate in these sessions, so they can […]

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