In a last ditch effort to avoid work stoppage for home support workers, NSGEU President Joan Jessome wrote to Premier Stephen McNeil this morning offering binding arbitration for this round of bargaining only for the group. The offer is also subject to ratification by NSGEU home support workers. The arbitration would deal only with the […]
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Dear members of Local 34, The strike begins on Friday morning at 8am. We are holding an emergency meeting tonight, Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7pm at the NSGEU. Please make every effort to attend this important meeting. You should have been called by your picket captain. If you have not received a call please call […]
Home support workers packed a meeting at the NSGEU Conference Centre on Sunday night. NSGEU members of Local 34 are standing united for parity with those workers who do the same job in hospital settings. A strike is always the last option and not something that any worker wants to do. Unfortunately, it is something […]
February 20, 2014 Halifax – Talks have broken down between NSGEU Local 34, home support staff and Northwood. The union has called an emergency meeting with its members for Sunday evening. “The Bargaining Committee returned to the table today, hopeful that the employer would meet our members’ demand for parity with other workers who have […]
Local 34 members, friends, family and supporters gathered at Northwood head office today to raise awareness of their fight for parity! The Bargaining Committee for Local 34 is heading back to the table tomorrow (Thursday). Watch for media coverage on CBC, Global, CTV, the Herald, NSCC news tonight!
Rally Wednesday, Feb. 19 from 1 – 1:30pm Northwood head office 130 Eileen Stubbs Ave NSGEU Local 34, Northwood, is leading the fight for parity with workers who have the same qualifications and do the same job in a hospital setting. This is an important fight. Please join us at the rally at Northwood Head […]
February 9, 2014 Halifax – Members of NSGEU Local 34, home support staff who work at Northwood in HRM, have voted 97% to reject the employers offer at an emergency meeting this evening. “The Bargaining Committee could not recommend an agreement that did not contain parity with other workers who do the same job and […]