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STATEMENT: NSGEU Stands With Teachers As Liberals Lock Children Out of Schools

Saturday, December 3, 2016 We have just learned that Stephen McNeil’s Liberal government is continuing its unjust crusade against public sector workers in this province, introducing yet another piece of legislation designed to undermine the collective bargaining process and force government’s will upon public sector workers. This is the sixth time Premier McNeil has proven […]

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Fight Back Against Bill 148

Bill 148, the Public Service Sustainability Act, will, if proclaimed, impose a four year wage pattern of 0%,0%,1%,1.5%, and 0.5% (on the last day of the contract) on thousands of members working in virtually all sectors represented by the NSGEU. The Bill will also, if proclaimed, end the accrual of long service awards for those members who […]

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Bill 108 passes: NSGEU challenging exclusions in new Department of Business

Bill 108 – Financial Measures Act The Liberal government tabled Bill 108, the Financial Measures (2015) Act on April 27. This Bill puts into law many of the changes government announced in the Provincial Budget, including the elimination of the Department of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (ERDT). It also creates the new Department […]

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National Union says ‘Arbitrator Dorsey’s decision is “A strong defence of labour rights”’

The following is a copy of a news release issued by the National Union of Public & General Employees on January 20th. Ottawa (20 Jan. 2015) – Arbitrator James Dorsey’s interim decision on the restructuring of health care unions in Nova Scotia is best described as a “strong defence of labour rights,” according to James Clancy, National […]

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What you can do to help fight Bill 1!

Bill 1 is taking away health care workers’ rights to have a say in their union representation, and will impose a contract on them without giving them any say in the matter. Politicians and your employer keep saying that their wages and benefits won’t be affected.  They’re wrong. If you want to know what health care workers […]

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Call to Action: Join the Rally on Monday, September 29th

On Monday, the Liberal government is planning to introduce legislation that will dictate union representation for all health care workers. This government has rejected a fair and reasonable proposal that was developed by all four unions. Instead, government will legislate all health care workers into bargaining units that will be represented by a union of […]

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Government is Legislating Away Your Union Representation & Collective Agreement

Premier Stephen McNeil plans to take away your hard-earned rights and benefits, and says “health care workers don’t care” who represent them. We need you to send this government a very clear message that Premier McNeil is wrong. Premier McNeil revealed to media yesterday that he is rejecting the Bargaining Association proposal put forward by […]

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