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Press Release: NSGEU applauds new Nurse Practitioner Education Incentive Program

Educating more nurse practitioners for people in underserved areas is a positive step forward for nurses and families who don’t have a family doctor and lack access to primary health care, says NSGEU President Jason MacLean. “This is a good announcement from government and could go a long way to address the doctor shortage many […]

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Health Care Bargaining Update: Progress made and next steps

Your Health Care Bargaining Committee has spent the past several weeks preparing for a mediation arbitration hearing set for the last week of July with mediator arbitrator William Kaplan. The Committee has worked closely over the last eight weeks with lawyers at Pink Larkin to continue to narrow the issues and prepare our case. That […]

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Slow Down, Move Over

In advance of the Canada Day weekend, one of the busiest travel times of the year, the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU) and the Public Service Commission are partnering on a social media campaign to raise awareness of the need to slow down and move over for public service vehicles at the […]

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Local 71 – CCRCE Membership Votes In Favour of Strike in Advance of Conciliation

Dear members of Local 71 at the CCRCE, The results of the strike vote are in and members have voted overwhelmingly in support of their Bargaining Committee and in favour of a strike. 97% of those who voted, voted to strike. This strong strike mandate will give the Bargaining Committee strength as they move into […]

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Attention: Public Service Superannuation Plan (PSSP) members

The 2017-2018 PSSP Annual Report is now available to view online at: www.nspssp.ca/publicservice/members/publications/annual-reports The Annual Report provides you with interesting statistics about your pension plan and its audited financial statements. It also includes information on the PSSP’s 2017-2018 investment performance and its financial status at year-end March 31, 2018. For more information, please visit our […]

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Local 67 – Veith House Bargaining Update Tentative Agreement Reached!

Dear Local 67 members, Your Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with the Employer during conciliation on Monday, June 25th, 2018. Details of the tentative agreement will be shared at a ratification vote session which we are in the process of scheduling within the next couple of weeks. The Committee is recommending acceptance. Your Bargaining […]

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Healthcare Administrative Professionals Bargaining Unit Bargaining Update

The NSGEU Healthcare Administrative Professional Bargaining Committee met on June 21 and 22, 2018 to prepare for bargaining with the NSHA and the IWK. The Committee is comprised of seven representatives from Locals 1246, 423, 189, 190, 191, 104, 193 and 195, who work at the NSHA in the Central and Western Zones, the IWK, […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Liberal Government Heightens Health Care Crisis by Leaving More Nova Scotians Stranded

NSGEU President Jason MacLean joins Cape Breton families, seniors and health care workers with shock and anger at today’s Liberal government announcement that the Northside Consolidated Hospital and New Waterford General Hospital will close and be replaced with Community Health Centres. “When was the community consulted for this plan?” asks Mr. MacLean. “The community shouldn’t […]

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Local 71 – CCRCE Strike Vote Information

Dear members of Local 71, After 12 days at the bargaining table, your Bargaining Committee has filed for conciliation. The Union is seeking a strike mandate from you, the members, prior to going into conciliation. We need a strike vote from all of Local 71 to reach a fair agreement. Your employer, the Chignecto-Central Regional Centre […]

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