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Union Matters Podcast: Office of Workplace Mental Health

Tune in to our latest Union Matters podcast – an interview with Patricia Wall – a navigator for the recently created Office of Workplace Mental Health (OWMH), an initiative of the NSGEU and the Public Service Commission (PSC). The Office provides support to NSGEU members who work for the PSC, Tourism Nova Scotia, or Nova […]

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Member Bursary & Member Dependent Scholarship Applications

Time to apply for the NSGEU Member Bursary and Member Dependent Scholarships! Deadline: March 15, 2019 NSGEU believes in supporting members and their dependents who are continuing their education. Member Bursaries: Open to current NSGEU members in good standing with the Union. Bursaries are awarded solely on the financial need of the member, at the […]

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NSGEU Convention Resolutions Writing Sessions

As you are aware, NSGEU Triennial Convention is on the horizon (May, 2019). The deadline for Locals to submit Constitutional Amendments and General Resolutions to the 2019 Convention is March 8, 2019. In an attempt to ensure members have an opportunity to participate in setting direction for our union, the NSGEU is providing Resolutions writing […]

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You’re Invited: Discussion on National Pharmacare

What: Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare Community Dialogue, Presented by the Canadian Patient Safety Institute When: Wednesday, November 7th, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Where: Bluenose Ballroom, Delta Halifax Hotel by Marriott (downtown) – Attached to Scotia Square parkade Canada’s unions are proud that we’ve won health insurance coverage for many of our […]

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Get Involved in the Fall 2018 Agency, Boards and Commissions Campaign

The Provincial Government has kicked off its’ Fall 2018 recruitment campaign for the province’s Agencies, Boards and Commissions. The NSGEU is encouraging it’s members to get involved and take a look the more than 150 opportunities to volunteer on an Agency, Board or Commission.  There are opportunities ranging from colleges and boards of self-regulated health […]

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Government Releases Education Administrative Report – NSGEU Urges Caution

Today, Government released their report on the province’s education administrative model. The author of the report, Dr. Avis Glaze, made many sweeping recommendations including the complete dismantling of the existing school board system. After 4 years of amalgamation and centralization of the healthcare system, Premier McNeil and Ministers Glavine and Delorey are still struggling to […]

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Blue Monday

Blue Monday is the third Monday in January and is considered one of the most depressing days of the year. It’s a perfect opportunity to talk to each other about mental health, and advocate for more resources to be put towards mental health initiatives in the province. The NSGEU Board of Directors recognizes the important […]

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