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Local 53 Halifax Regional School Board Contract Ratified

Dear Local 53 members; Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that the membership has voted 98% in favour of the tentative agreement. The Bargaining Committee would like to thank the membership for their support throughout this process. Wendy Forrest Rachael Knight Anne McCrate Lyn Smith Nicole McKim, Chief Negotiator

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Local 55 – WCB Tentative Agreement, Side Letters, Reminder of Information Sessions and Ratification E-Vote

Dear members of Local 55 at the WCB, As you are aware, your Bargaining Committee reached a tentative agreement with the Employer and recommends that you vote to accept. This is a reminder of the information sessions tomorrow, Thursday, May 24th. The tentative agreement and side letters are available from the Resource Centre for you […]

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Press Release: Councils of Health Care Unions Ratify Agreement with NSHA and IWK

Today, the Councils of Health Care Unions voted 92% to ratify an agreement with the Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK. The agreement provides wage increases over a six year term (2014-2020), protects key benefits and provides a mediation arbitration process that will conclude all collective agreements for the four bargaining units in Health Care, […]

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May 17 is the Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia

“Alliances for Solidarity” is the theme of this year’s Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia.   The Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia “was created in 2004 to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by GLBTQ+ people internationally. May 17 has established […]

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Thank you for the work you do! Celebrating Correctional Services Week, May 13-19, 2018

This week we are taking some time to recognize our members who provide Correctional Services in Nova Scotia. Correctional Services include services provided by Correctional Officers, Probation Officers, youth workers, social workers, case-management and program staff, and support staff in adult and youth correctional facilities. For the most part, our members spend a great deal […]

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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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