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Local 53-Halifax Regional School Board Bargaining Update: Information Session and Ratification Vote – Wed. May 23

Dear Local 53 members; As you most likely are aware, your Bargaining Committee reached a tentative agreement with your Employer and is recommending acceptance. We are holding an information session and ratification vote on Wed. May 23 at 7 p.m. at the NSGEU Office at 255 John Savage Ave. in Dartmouth. This session will be […]

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Acute Health Care Ratification Vote Update – Voting is open

By now you should have received your voting instructions and PIN. If you have not yet received your voting instructions please check the junk mail folder of your email or call the Labour Resource Center at 902-424-4063 or 1-877-556-7438 to ensure we have an updated email address for you. A full information package can be […]

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Press Release: Employees at the WCB, NSGEU Local 55, Vote to Strike

May 7, 2018 Members of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU) Local 55, who work for the Workers’ Compensation Board, have voted 83% in favour of strike action to back their demands at the bargaining table. The Union and the Employer enter the conciliation process tomorrow, May 8 and May 9th. “This […]

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Press Release: Council of Unions Recommend Proposed Agreement with NSHA and IWK

Today, the Council of Health Care Unions recommends its members ratify a proposed agreement with the Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK. Yesterday, all bargaining committee members met and voted to recommend ratification of the proposal to their members. If ratified the agreement provides a mediation arbitration process that will conclude collective agreements for all […]

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Last Chance to Vote to Protect Your Rights and Benefits

Dear Health Care Bargaining Unit Members, Today is your last chance to vote YES for a strike – voting closes today at noon. If you don’t vote today your vote is essentially counted as a NO vote. There is a lot at stake in this round of bargaining – the Employers are coming after your […]

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Local 67 – Veith House Bargaining Committee Files for Conciliation

Dear members of Local 67, After five very spread out bargaining dates, and four and a half years without a contract, on April 25th, 2018 your bargaining committee and the Employer reached a decision to file for conciliation. A Conciliation Officer is a neutral party with experience in mediation who helps both sides reach an […]

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Local 70 – South Shore Regional School Board Tentative Agreement Has Been Ratified

Dear Local 70 members; Members have ratified the tentative agreement reached by your Bargaining Committee by 100%. Your new collective agreement is effective April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2021. Thank you to the membership for your solidarity and support through this process and thank you to the Bargaining Committee for their commitment on behalf of […]

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