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Local 267 – NS Community College Q & A on Conciliation and Strike Vote

Why is it very important for members to attend their Local meetings (listed below) to receive a bargaining update and vote? We would like to meet with you face-to-face in order to talk about how bargaining has proceeded so far and to discuss outstanding issues. Also, we would like you to cast your ballot to […]

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2018 NSGEU Member Bursaries & Dependent Scholarships

Time to apply for the NSGEU Member Bursaries and Dependent Scholarships! Deadline: March 15, 2018 NSGEU believes in supporting members and their dependents who are continuing their education. Bursaries: based on financial need Every year, NSGEU offers twenty-nine (29) Member Bursaries. Fourteen (14) with a March 15th deadline and fifteen (15) with an October 15 deadline. NSGEU […]

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School Board Member Update

Following last week’s vague announcement by Education Minister Zach Churchill and the lack of answers on how the announced changes will affect NSGEU members, we have reached out to Government on your behalf. As of right now, Government officials have told us that the changes announced last week are a change in governance and not […]

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Telephone Town Hall is Happening Tonight, Jan. 30 – Local 267 – NS Community College Important Bargaining Update: Talks Have Broken Off

Confirming that the Town Hall scheduled for tonight for members who work at the Nova Scotia Community Colleges province-wide is going ahead as scheduled. We are holding a Telephone Town Hall meeting for NSGEU members who work at Nova Scotia Community College campuses across the province. As you may have heard, talks with your Employer […]

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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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Changes to NSGEU Scholarships & Bursaries

Dear NSGEU members, There have been some recent changes and updates made to the policies that govern our NSGEU scholarships and bursaries. These changes are in effect now for the scholarship/bursary deadlines in March, 2018. If you or a dependent are interested in applying for one of our scholarships or bursaries, please ensure you check […]

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NSGEU Nurses Win Reduced Penalty for Strike Against Premier McNeil

On April 1, 2014, 167 registered nurses from the former NSGEU local 97 stood up to the McNeil Liberals and their Essential Services legislation (Bill 37) that stripped workers of their right to strike. Like the generations of NSGEU Nurses before them, these members showed outstanding courage in the face of a government who was […]

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