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Local 71 - CCRCE Strike Vote Information

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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 e[...]

Bargaining Preparation Underway for Council of Nursing Unions

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Local  101 - NSHA Nursing Central Bargaining Update: Bargaining Preparation Underway for Council of Nursing Unions  On June 14 and 15 the Nova Scotia Council of Nursing met to discuss bargaining priorities and examine the language from the four unions (NSGEU, CUPE, Unifor and NSNU) collective agre[...]

Local 71 - Chignecto Central Regional Centre for Education Bargaining Update: Union filing for conciliation

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Dear Local 71 members, Talks broke down yesterday (June 18) at the bargaining table and the Bargaining Committee has decided to file for conciliation. Please watch for emails with more information in the coming days. If you have any questions, please contact any member for your Bargaining C[...]

Healthcare Bargaining Councils' Bargaining Update - What's Next?

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Since health care workers across Nova Scotia voted 93% to ratify the mediation/ arbitration agreement with the NSHA and IWK, the unions representing those workers have done much work on the next phase of the bargaining process that will conclude new collective agreements for all four bargaining unit[...]

Local 55 - WCB: Bargaining Update - Ratification Vote Results

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Dear members of Local 55 at the WCB, The results are in. Of those who voted, 93% voted in favour of accepting the tentative agreement. The Bargaining Committee wishes to thank the membership for their support throughout this process. Bargaining Committee: Theresa Anthony terry.anthony@wc[...]

Local 53 Halifax Regional School Board Contract Ratified

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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 wforrest60@gmail.com Rachae[...]

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

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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 [...]

Local 53-Halifax Regional School Board Bargaining Update: Information Session and Ratification Vote - Wed. May 23

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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 Da[...]

Acute Health Care Ratification Vote Update - Voting is open

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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 ful[...]

Local 55 - WCB - Tentative agreement reached

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Dear members of Local 55 at the WCB, We are pleased to announce that after two long days at conciliation, your Bargaining Committee was able to reach a tentative agreement with the Employer. This would not have been possible without your support and solidarity and the strong strike mandate. [...]

Press Release: Employees at the WCB, NSGEU Local 55, Vote to Strike

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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 tom[...]

Press Release: Council of Unions Recommend Proposed Agreement with NSHA and IWK

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Today, the Council of Health Care Unions recommends its members ratify a proposed agreement with the Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK. Yesterday, all bargaining committee members met and voted to recommend ratification of the proposal to their members. If ratified the agreement provides a [...]

Watch for the NSGEU strike vote van at the HRM office Tues., May 1, and Thurs. May 3

Watch for the NSGEU strike vote van at the HRM office Tues., May 1, and Thurs. May 3
Dear Local 55, WCB members working in the HRM office, An NSGEU strike vote information van will be visiting your workplace on Tuesday, May 1st from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. & Thurs., May 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come by to chat, pick up some NSGEU swag, and help us earn a strong strike[...]

Last Chance to Vote to Protect Your Rights and Benefits

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Dear Health Care Bargaining Unit Members, Today is your last chance to vote YES for a strike - voting closes today at noon. If you don't vote today your vote is essentially counted as a NO vote. There is a lot at stake in this round of bargaining - the Employers are coming after your sick l[...]

Local 55 - WCB Strike E- Vote Information

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Dear members of Local 55, As you are aware, your Bargaining Committee is asking for your support in advance of conciliation on May 8 and 9th. Your Bargaining Committee is asking for a strong strike mandate. On Monday, April 30th, you will receive an email with voting instructions including [...]

Local 67 - Veith House Bargaining Committee Files for Conciliation

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Dear members of Local 67, After five very spread out bargaining dates, and four and a half years without a contract, on April 25th, 2018 your bargaining committee and the Employer reached a decision to file for conciliation. A Conciliation Officer is a neutral party with experience in mediatio[...]

Local 70 - South Shore Regional School Board Tentative Agreement Has Been Ratified

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Dear Local 70 members; Members have ratified the tentative agreement reached by your Bargaining Committee by 100%. Your new collective agreement is effective April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2021. Thank you to the membership for your solidarity and support through this process and thank you to th[...]

Local 267 - NSCC - Ratification Vote Information

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Dear members of Local 267, As you are aware, your Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with the Employer. Your Bargaining Committee is recommending acceptance. Information about the electronic ratification vote:  We are holding an electronic ratification vote. The vote [...]

Health Care Strike Vote Deadline Monday, April 30 at Noon!

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Dear members of the Health Care Bargaining Unit. We are two days into our strike vote and we are off to a strong start! If you've already voted thank you. If you haven't yet it is critical that you tell your Employers to stop attacking your rights and benefits by voting YES. Not voting i[...]

Local 55 - Workers' Compensation Board Conciliation Dates Set

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Dear members of Local 55, We have just received notice that conciliation dates have been set for May 8 and 9. A Conciliation Officer is a neutral party with experience in mediation who helps both sides reach an acceptable agreement. The Conciliation Officer assigned to us by the Labour Board i[...]
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