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The results are in. How’s working going? Not great says front-line employees.

The Nova Scotia Public Service Commission released its How’s Work Going survey results and it’s clear that public servants are feeling less valued and are unclear as to what they are supposed to be doing under the McNeil Liberals. Key areas promoted by Stephen McNeil such as Empowerment and Innovation, Vision and Goals, and Senior […]

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A message from President Jason MacLean regarding the passage of Bill C-16

The NSGEU stands behind the passage of Bill C-16, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code. The Act adds gender identity and gender expression to the list of prohibited grounds of discrimination. The Act also amends the Criminal Code to extend the protection against hate propaganda to any member […]

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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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All Civil Service Members – Reminder to Vote from President MacLean

Reminder to all Civil Service members, Voting continues today on the employer’s final offer. Your bargaining committee is asking you to support their efforts to achieve a fair tentative agreement and vote “NO”. You should have received your PIN number in your email. If you have not received an email, please call the NSGEU at […]

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Member Update on Teachers’ Dispute: What To Do If You’re Being Asked To Do Struck Work

Good afternoon, The union has just learned that some school boards (Annapolis Valley & Chignecto Regional School Board) are offering additional hours for the purposes of supervision to our members. To be clear, we are advising all members to refuse any additional work if it is above and beyond your normal hours of work and […]

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President MacLean asks to return to bargaining table: Premier responds he will wait for vote results.

Dear members of the Civil Service, In light of the return to the bargaining table with the Nova Scotia Teacher’s Union, I asked the Premier today to return to the table with Civil Servants as well, to actually negotiate a fair deal. Unfortunately, the Premier’s response was to say that he is waiting to see […]

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Improve safety and staffing at Waterville Facility: says NSGEU President

Halifax – Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU) President, Jason MacLean is calling on the government to improve safety and staffing at the Waterville Youth Facility in the wake of a violent attack on youth workers. On Sunday night, five youth workers were attacked by offenders at the Waterville Youth Facility and four […]

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NSGEU Press Release: New Executive Elected, Delegates Vote to Take Action Against Nova Scotia Liberals

May 14, 2016 New Executive Elected, Delegates Vote to Take Action Against Nova Scotia Liberals During the final day of NSGEU’s Triennial Convention, a new Executive team – consisting of President, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Vice-Presidents, and Secretary-Treasurer – was elected by delegates. Jason MacLean, a Correctional Officer from Sydney, was acclaimed as the union’s […]

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