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For all those who have RSVPed for our anniversary celebration at Upper Clements Park Weekend of Aug. 18 & 19

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Right now it looks like rain on Saturday. We will be making a decision on the rain date on Friday morning. Please watch your email and/or check our Facebook page or website for confirmation. It will b[...]

Job Posting: One-Year Term Employee Relations Officer Vacancy

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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 y[...]

Taking a Stand for Workplace Health & Safety

Taking a Stand for Workplace Health & Safety
This article appeared in the Summer 2018 edition of the Union Stand Heather Avery and Heather MacIvor knew something wasn’t right when their employer moved them into a relatively new office bui[...]

50 years strong with NSGEU

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Meet NSGEU member Sheldon Bisson, a Biomedical and Anesthesia Tech. Assistant with the Nova Scotia Health Authority. This is Sheldon’s 50th year with the union, and he says the support has been great.[...]

Pride Events Information

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How to walk with NSGEU Pride! On Saturday, we will be gathering between 12 and 12:45 p.m. at the DND Dockyard area. We are marching with the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour and are in section D # [...]

Welcome new members of Local 150 - Island Employment Association!

Welcome new members of Local 150 - Island Employment Association!
We are pleased to welcome our newest members who are employees of the Island Employment Association. They are Career Practitioners, Career Counsellors, Job Developers, Employment Support Practitio[...]

Local 67 - Veith House Bargaining Update Tentative Agreement Reached!

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Dear Local 67 members, Your Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement with the Employer during conciliation on Monday, June 25th, 2018. Details of the tentative agreement will be sh[...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Liberal Government Heightens Health Care Crisis by Leaving More Nova Scotians Stranded

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NSGEU President Jason MacLean joins Cape Breton families, seniors and health care workers with shock and anger at today's Liberal government announcement that the Northside Consolidated Hospital and N[...]

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 in[...]

Welcome Local 130 to NSGEU

Welcome Local 130 to NSGEU
On June 1, 2018 employees of Shannex – Orchard Court voted overwhelmingly to join the NSGEU. Orchard Court is a long term care facility located in Kentville. The over 30,000 NSGEU members proudly welc[...]

2018 NSGEU Amateur Sports and Fine Arts Awards Recipients

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Ratified by the NSGEU Board of Directors and in accordance with the NSGEU Policy 2.10; the NSGEU Social Recreation Committee recommends that the $300.00 Amateur Sports and Fine Arts Awards be awarded [...]

May 17 is the Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia

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 [...]

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

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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 Offi[...]

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 the[...]

Spring 2018 NSGEU Member Bursary Recipients

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The NSGEU Board of Directors has ratified the Education Committee's selections for the Spring 2018 NSGEU Member Bursaries. Go to http://nsgeu.ca/spring-2018-bursary-recipients/ to view the list. &n[...]

Press Release: Pregnant nurse attacked while NSHA says investigating safety concerns a waste of time

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A nurse was attacked and sent to hospital days after the Nova Scotia Health Authority called a request for an independent violence in the workplace risk assessment a 'waste of time', says NSGEU Presid[...]

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 a[...]

April 22 to 28 is Administrative Professionals Week

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Administrative Professionals like you deliver information effectively and efficiently, keeping the ebb and flow of the workplace moving. You are strongly rooted in the community and the workplace, [...]

April 22-28 is National Medical Laboratory Week

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On behalf of the thousands of people you serve, your colleagues in health care and your fellow NSGEU members we want to recognize our Medical Laboratory Technologist members during this week. Your ded[...]

Report on Meeting with Minister of Education, Zach Churchill re:Changes to NS Education System

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Dear School Board members, The Nova Scotia Federation of Labour recently organized a meeting between the Unions representing school support staff and the Minister of Education. The meeting was held[...]
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