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Local 47 - Metro Regional Housing Authority Bargaining Update: Tentative Agreement Reached

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Dear Local 47 member, After seven days of bargaining and two days of conciliation your Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with your Employer. The tentative agreement is subject to your ratification. The full details of the tentative agreement and a date for a ratification v[...]

Local 1670: Bargaining Update: Tentative Agreement Reached. Telephone Town Hall Scheduled

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Dear members of Local 1670, Your Bargaining Committee reached a tentative agreement with the Employer and is recommending acceptance. On Thursday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m., we are holding a Telephone Town Hall in order to review the tentative agreement with you and to hear any questions or concerns [...]

Local 470 A, B, C, D, & W - NS Liquor Corporation Union Filing for Conciliation

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Dear Local 470 (A, B, C, D, & W) members Following seven days of negotiations, your bargaining committee has reached an impasse with your employer and has filed for conciliation. The NSGEU has written to the Department of Labour seeking the assistance of a conciliation officer who will hel[...]

Local 47 - Metro Regional Housing Authority Bargaining Update: Vote Results

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Good morning, Members in your locals have voted 86 per cent in favour of a strike to back your bargaining committee’s demands at conciliation. There were a total of 36 ballots cast out of 37 eligible voters, which means 97 per cent of the membership voted. The bargaining committees thanks y[...]

Local 30 - Digby/Clare Home Support Agency Proposals Exchanged

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Dear Local 30 members, Your bargaining committee met with your employer on Friday, April 12th to exchange proposals and commence bargaining. The exchange of proposals and beginning of bargaining was respectful. Additional dates have been scheduled for Wednesday, April 24th and Thursday, April [...]

Local 1670 - NS Liquor Corporation Managers & Assistant Managers Tentative Agreement Reached

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Dear Local 1670 member, Collective bargaining took place April 10th and 11th. Your bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with your Employer. The tentative agreement provides improvements in both monetary and non-monetary items. Your bargaining committee is recommending acce[...]

Telephone Town Hall – Housing Authorities – Locals 47, 103, 25, 26

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On Monday, April 8, we will hold a telephone town hall for all members of Local 47, 103, 25 and 26 to update you on the status of your negotiations. As you are aware on January 29, 2019 talks broke down between the Union and your Employers. The Union filed for the assistance of a conciliation off[...]

Local 32 - Yarmouth Argyle Home Support Services Union Filing For Conciliation

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Dear member, Following three days of negotiations, your bargaining committee has reached an impasse with your employer and has filed for conciliation. We are sending this email as an update on negotiations and to outline the important next steps. Negotiations were very productive and now wages[...]

Local 43 - Canadian Blood Service Bargaining Update

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Following four days of negotiations, your bargaining committee has reached an impasse with your Employer and has filed for conciliation. We are sending this email as an update on negotiations and to outline the important next steps. Negotiations were productive at times. However, your Employer co[...]

Local 66 - Regional Residential Services Society Bargaining Update: Proposals Completed

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Good morning, The union and members of your bargaining committee have finalized their bargaining proposals, and are now prepared to exchange proposals with your employer. We are currently in the process of reaching out to the employer to schedule dates for the proposal exchange and additional bar[...]

Local 20 - NS Hearing & Speech Centres Ratification Vote Results

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Dear Local 20 members, Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that your new collective agreement has been ratified by 90.7 per cent of members who cast ballots. Your bargaining committee thanks you for your support during this round of bargaining. Sheila Fortier, sheila.fortier@iw[...]

Local 75 - Stock Transportation Bargaining Update: Collective Agreement Ratified

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Dear members of Local 75, Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that local 75 members who are Bus Drivers at Stock Transportation providing service to the CSAP have overwhelmingly voted in favour of their new collective agreement. Highlights of the agreement include local 75 drivers[...]

Local 470 (ABCDW) - NS Liquor Corporation Bargaining Update

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Dear Local 470 members Your bargaining committee met with your Employer on March 25, 26 and 27. There was progress made and we are currently working to schedule another day of bargaining with the hope of reaching a tentative agreement. Your bargaining committee thanks you for your support duri[...]

Local 64 - Colchester Residential Services Society Contract Ratified

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Good morning, Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that your new collective agreement has been ratified by 100 per cent of members who cast ballots. Your bargaining committee thanks you for your support during this round of bargaining.   Bargaining Committee: Carla Co[...]

Local 20 - NS Hearing & Speech Centres Tentative Agreement Reached

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Dear Local 20 members, Your bargaining committee has received a tentative agreement which will be brought back to you, the membership, to vote on. Your committee is recommending acceptance of the tentative agreement. We will be conducting an electronic ratification vote beginning on Wednesd[...]

Local 29 - VON Canada NS Branch Bargaining Proposals Exchanged

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Dear Local 29 members, Your bargaining committee met with your employer on Monday, March 11th and Tuesday, March 12th to begin negotiations. During these sessions, the union and employer made progress towards reaching a tentative agreement and are scheduling additional days to resume bargaining. [...]

Local 64 - Colchester Residential Services Society Ratification Vote Scheduled

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Dear members of Local 64, Your bargaining committee reached a tentative agreement with your employer on Wednesday, March 20th. We have scheduled an information session and ratification vote on this tentative agreement for Wednesday, March 27th from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the NSGEU Truro Office ([...]

Local 64 - Colchester Residential Services Society Bargaining Update

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Dear Local 64 members, Your bargaining committee met with your employer on Thursday, March 14th and Friday, March 15th to resume negotiations. Both days were productive as we work towards reaching a new tentative agreement for your local, and we hope to have an agreement to bring forward to th[...]

Home Care Update & Meetings

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Good morning, NSGEU’s home care workers play a critical role in our health care system: helping to ensure Nova Scotians can stay in the comfort of their own homes even when they need assistance with their day-to-day routine. The work you do is deeply appreciated by your clients, their loved ones,[...]

Local 56 - Shannex, Blomidon Court Bargaining Update

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Good afternoon, Yesterday, members of the Local 56 bargaining committee met with Employee Relations Officer Corry Mac Kinnon to begin working on the proposals that the committee will take to the bargaining table on behalf of the Local. The committee took time to go over the analysis of the sur[...]
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