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Local 71 – Chignecto-Central Centre for Education – Bargaining Update: Conciliation has broken down

Dear members of Local 71, After three days at the table, the conciliation process has broken down. Employer concessions remain on the table as well as our proposals. We were not able to reach an agreement with the Employer. We have asked the Conciliation Officer to file her report. When this report is filed it […]

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Information for those who have co-workers belonging to another union on strike at their workplace

Strike by another union in your workplace The following are some questions and answers NSGEU members may have if co-workers who belong to another union go on strike. It is important to understand that the NSGEU is supportive of our brothers and sisters, co-workers and friends who belong to other labour unions.  Along with many […]

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NSGEU Local 71, Chignecto-Central Regional School Board, vote 91% in favour of strike action to back their demands.

Halifax- Members of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union, Local 71, who work for the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board have voted 91% in favor of strike action to support their demands at the bargaining table. The vote was counted in Truro tonight.  Out of 434 votes cast, 396 voted yes. “The employer wants […]

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Local 71 Chiqnecto Central Regional School Board – Negotiations Moving Forward

On March 18th and 19th, your Bargaining Committee met with the Employer at the School Board office in Truro to continue negotiations for a new Collective Agreement. Progress was made on some issues, and extensive discussion took place on staffing issues. The Union and the Employer are scheduled to meet again on Tuesday, April 2nd. […]

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Local 71 – Chignecto Central Regional School Board – Negotiations Underway

Your Bargaining Committee met with the Employer to exchange bargaining proposals on Monday, February 18th at the CCRSB Central Office in Truro. After the exchange of proposals, collective bargaining began for a new Collective Agreement for Local 71 members. Talks continued during February 18th, and February 19th. The Union has made major proposals on job […]

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