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Press Release: NSGEU Local 84, Home Support Workers at Cape Breton Homemakers, Vote to Strike

 February 12, 2014 NSGEU Local 84, Home Support Workers at Cape Breton Homemakers, Vote to Strike Sydney – Members of NSGEU Local 84, home support staff in the Sydney area, have voted 94 % in favour of a strike to back up their bargaining demands as they prepare for conciliation. Local 84 is one of […]

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Press Release: NSGEU Local 36, Antigonish & Area Home Support Staff, Vote to Strike

February 11, 2014 NSGEU Local 36, Antigonish & Area Home Support Staff, Vote to Strike Halifax – Members of NSGEU Local 36, home support staff in the Antigonish area, have voted 100 per cent in favour of a strike to back up their bargaining demands as they prepare for conciliation. Local 36 is one of […]

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NSGEU Press Release: Conciliation Talks Between NSGEU Home Support Workers and the VON Break Off

February 10, 2014 Conciliation Talks Between NSGEU Home Support Workers and the VON Break Off Halifax – Conciliation talks between NSGEU Local 31 (VON Kings-Annapolis County); NSGEU Local 40 (Home Support, VON Tri-County); NSGEU Local 35 (VON Colchester & East Hants); and NSGEU Local 85 (VON Pictou) have broken off with their employer, the Victoria […]

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National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace – 1 year later

NSGEU President Joan Jessome, Director of Negotiations & Servicing Robin MacLean, Health & Safety Officer, Paul Cormier, and Bully-Free Workplaces Coordinator, Susan Coldwell travelled to Toronto on January 16 to attend the celebration of the first year of the implementation of the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace. The […]

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Help Save Canada Post – Message from President Jessome – See below for events and links to more information

Message from President Joan Jessome on the decision to end door-to-door delivery by Canada Post: Like many Canadians, I was shocked to hear that management at Canada Post had decided to end door-to-door mail delivery and increase the cost of sending mail. Rather than thinking outside of the box and drawing on workers’ expertise to […]

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NSGEU President Joan Jessome marking the first year anniversary of the National Standard for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace and participates in Case Study Project with MHCC

President Joan Jessome, Director of Negotiations and Servicing Robin MacLean, Health & Safety Officer Paul Cormier, and Bully Free Workplaces Coordinator Susan Coldwell are in Toronto to mark the first year anniversary of the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace and to participate in a Case Study Project organized by the […]

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November 11 – We Remember.

From one group of public service workers to another: We remember. Each year, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, Canadians take a moment to pause and pay tribute in memory of the thousands of men and women who have sacrificed their lives in military service for this country. The […]

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President Jessome swears-in new executive of Local 1995, employees of the Cape Breton Regional Municipal Police

Approximately 70 members of Local 1995 filled the room at their triennial meeting on June 17 where they elected a new executive to lead their local for the next three years. At the meeting, President Jessome led a discussion about the next steps the union is taking to address member’s ongoing concerns about health & […]

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