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DCS Social Worker Reclass Update

NSGEU staff have met with DCS HR and Public Service Commission representatives weekly since the New Year to discuss the settlement of the substantially altered classification grievance. Our latest meeting took place January 22nd. We believe that we are very close to an agreement with the employer, and when it is finalized, we will provide […]

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Policy Grievance Update: Substantially Altered Role of DCS Child Welfare Social Workers

Policy Grievance Update: Substantially Altered Role of DCS Child Welfare Social Workers (Social Worker 1-2 Role File # P-17-36) (Social Worker 3 Role File # P-17-35) Arbitration Hearing Dates Confirmed Nov. 13th & 14th, 2018 On April 12th, 2017, the NSGEU initiated two separate policy grievances on behalf of all Child Welfare Social Workers alleging that the […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: NSGEU Joins Call for Government to Delay Passage of Bill 112

The President of the NSGEU is joining the call for government to take their time to ensure they get revisions to the Child and Family Services Act right. Child protection workers are already struggling with challenging and complex caseloads. With higher caseloads, there is an increased risk that children will fall through the cracks in […]

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