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Local 85- VON Pictou County Collective Agreement Ratified

Members of Local 85, home support workers who work for VON Pictou County, have voted 88 per cent in favour of accepting their employer’s final offer. We appreciate that this has been a difficult process for members of this local, given the government interference in the collective bargaining process. The bargaining committee worked very hard […]

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NSGEU Sends Letter to Premier Offering Arbitration to Avert A Strike Subject to Ratification by Home Support Members

NSGEU Home Support Members Local 34, Northwood & VON Locals 31, 35, 40, and 85 NSGEU sends letter to Premier offering arbitration to avert a strike subject to ratification by home support members. Dear members, President Joan Jessome has sent a letter to Premier Stephen McNeil offering the option of arbitration in order to avert […]

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Press Release: NSGEU Home Support Workers Employed by VON Vote to Reject Employer’s Offer

 February 12, 2014 NSGEU Home Support Workers Employed by VON Vote to Reject Employer’s Offer Province-wide – Members of four NSGEU Locals, home support staff who work for the VON in Kings/Annapolis Counties (Local 31), Tri-County -Shelburne County (Local 40), Colchester & East Hants Counties (Local 35), and Pictou County (Local 85) have voted overwhelmingly […]

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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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