Final attempts to negotiate a new collective agreement between civil servants and their employer with the assistance of conciliation services failed on Tuesday afternoon, as government officials refused to budge on issues of key importance. Originally, August 8th and 9th had been set aside for an arbitration hearing with the Labour Board. However, the NSGEU […]
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Today (June 21st) we celebrate National Aboriginal Day. “In cooperation with national Indigenous organizations, the Government of Canada designated June 21 National Aboriginal Day, a celebration of Indigenous culture and heritage. This date was chosen because it corresponds to the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, and because for generations, many Indigenous groups […]
Dear members, Today, a provincial election was called, with the election date set for May 30th. I am filled with optimism that Nova Scotians will realize that we all deserve so much more than Stephen McNeil and his Liberal government have done for us over the past four years. In fact, I’d like you to […]
Good afternoon, The lucky winner of the NSGEU’s Dream Vacation contest was Irene Tower, an Accounting Clerk and member of Local 82 (NSCAD)! Irene has worked at NSCAD for 11 years and will be retiring later this month. What a fantastic way to start out her retirement! She is thinking about using the certificate to […]
Due to the ongoing winter storm cleanup efforts, the meeting scheduled for Local 78B has been cancelled. Please keep an eye out for the rescheduled meeting date.
Due to the ongoing winter storm, the meeting scheduled for Local 16 has been cancelled.
(UPDATED): Due to ongoing storm conditions affecting most of the province, the NSGEU office in Burnside will remain closed on Tuesday, February 14th to ensure the safety of staff and members. Please stay safe!
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 We were deeply disturbed to learn that Stephen McNeil’s Liberal government is once again spending public dollars investigating the possibility of entering into a P3 deal to fund our province’s public hospitals. “This government wasted $825,000 looking into privatizing our registries before realizing it was a bad idea. A previous Liberal […]
Good morning, Today, the NSGEU is launching an exciting contest for our members: we are giving away a $3,000 travel voucher with Air Canada Vacations! The purpose of this contest is to allow us to build our connections with our members, and ensure we have the most accurate, up-to-date contact information for you, so we […]
The Health Care Bargaining Council today made a formal bargaining complaint with the Labour Board against the Nova Scotia Health Authority and the IWK. Bargaining between the Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions and the NSHA and IWK has stalled because the employers are refusing to table proposals for three crucial benefits in the […]