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Press Release: Health Care Workers Awarded Increase in Shift and Weekend Premiums

Today, Aug. 15, Mediator / Arbitrator William Kaplan awarded union members in the Health Care Bargaining Unit an increase in shift and weekend premiums. Health Care Bargaining Unit members were awarded a 50 cent per hour increase to their current hourly premium rate. These premiums are added compensation earned when employees are assigned to work […]

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Health Care Bargaining Unit Gets Increase in Shift and Weekend Premiums

Last week you received the details of the new collective agreement awarded by Mediator/Arbitrator William Kaplan. As you will recall the initial award did not include a decision on shift and weekend premiums. Today, Mr. Kaplan awarded a 50 cent increase on shift and weekend premiums. The premium award can be found here. This is […]

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Health Care Bargaining Update, August 8, 2018

Following five days of mediation, (July 30-August 3) Mediator / Arbitrator William Kaplan issued an award today (click here to view and download the full award), Wednesday August 8, 2018, which finally establishes a collective agreement for more than 6,000 employees in the Health Care Bargaining Unit at the NSHA and the IWK. The process […]

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Press Release: New Collective Agreement Awarded for Health Care Bargaining Unit

Today, mediator-arbitrator William Kaplan issued an award which establishes a collective agreement for more than 6,000 employees in the Health Care Bargaining Unit at the Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK. The award came after five days of mediation-arbitration which took place last week and concludes a process that began in October, 2016. The Council […]

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Job Posting: One-Year Term Employee Relations Officer Vacancy

NSGEU TERM STAFF VACANCY EMPLOYEE RELATIONS OFFICER COMPETITION #2018-05 NSGEU has a one-year term vacancy for an Employee Relations Officer. #2018-05 – Employee Relations Officer We encourage you to apply if you are interested in the above posted position. The deadline for applications is no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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Local 67 – Veith House Contract Ratified

Dear Local 67 members; Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that the membership has voted 88% in favour of the tentative agreement. Your new collective agreement contains a new provision for general leave, a commitment to intimate partner violence policy and paid leave provision, a new Registered Retirement Savings Plan, and a 10% increase […]

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