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MEDIA RELEASE: Union Calls On Government to Act on Safety Recommendations

After a frightening incident at the Halifax provincial courts on Monday, Deputy Sheriffs and their union representatives are calling on government to finally act on the many outstanding recommendations made in a recent safety assessment. “Deputy Sheriffs responded very well to a dangerous situation that could have gotten out of hand very easily,” said NSGEU […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Union Calls For Improved Safety, Staffing at Emerald Hall

Staff members who work with Nova Scotia’s most developmentally delayed and mentally ill adult patients are raising the alarm over inadequate staffing and serious health and safety issues at Emerald Hall. In light of a recent incident reported in the media, the union held a meeting with members who work on this unit, which houses […]

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Immediate Action needed to Address Safety Concerns and Staffing Levels in Long Term Care

Wed. May 4, 2016 MEDIA RELEASE: Immediate Action needed to Address Safety Concerns and Staffing Levels in Long Term Care Today Acting NSGEU President Jason MacLean is calling on the Government of Nova Scotia and the Minister of Health to address safety concerns in Long Term Care Facilities across the province following comments by Stuart […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Government Backtracks on Safety Commitments at Courthouses

The safety of Nova Scotians and courthouse staff is being jeopardized, as our Provincial government backtracks on commitments to improve courthouse safety, all the while sparing no expense implementing safety measures in their own place of work: the Legislature. In July 2015, then-Justice Minister Lena Diab committed to act on recommendations that were made in […]

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