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Baillie Gets it Wrong: Privatization of Alcohol Sales is Not Good for Nova Scotians or Our Economy

May 23, 2013 Halifax: “Baillie is desperate to create some political wedge issue for himself, but privatization of alcohol sales should not be used as a political football, “says Joan Jessome, President of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union. “With over 106 locations throughout the province, Nova Scotians have plenty of access to […]

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Kudos to the NDP and Finance Ministerfor standing firmly behind publicly owned liquor stores

In an article in the Herald today the Minister clearly stated “the government has no interest in privatization”. We couldn’t agree more, and congratulate this government for their clarity on this issue. The employees of the NSLC deliver a quality service to Nova Scotians. They have a comprehensive system of checking I.D. that keeps liquor […]

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Convention 101: How to get involved

NSGEU’s Biennial Convention is where the direction of the Union for the upcoming term is established, and where leaders are elected to ensure those goals are reached. This year’s Convention is scheduled for May 8 to 11 at the Westin in Halifax. There, hundreds of delegates from NSGEU’s Locals will meet to elect the next […]

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Local 81 – Tentative Agreement Reached

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that a tentative agreement was reached on Friday, January 18. Your bargaining committee is recommending acceptance. The ratification vote will take place on: January 28, 2013 12 noon to 3:30 pm Vinnies Pub, Rosaria Centre Highlights of the Tentative Agreement have been sent via email. Information presentations will […]

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Local 470E – Negotiations Moving Forward

Negotiations for a new collective agreement continued on January 7th, 8th, and 9th at the Dartmouth Holiday Inn. The talks were productive and progress was made on a number of issues that are on the table. Many non-monetary issues have been resolved and we are actively discussing monetary proposals at this time. Talks are set […]

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