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Civil Service Bargaining Update: Pre-Hearing Dates and Arbitration Dates Scheduled

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As you know, we are challenging the constitutionality of Bill 148 in the Courts on behalf of our Civil Service members and we are fighting it in the streets at a rally on September 21, from noon to 3 [...]

Happy Pride in Yarmouth - Sat. Sept. 16

Happy Pride in Yarmouth - Sat. Sept. 16
Happy Pride Day to all members in the Yarmouth region!! Any NSGEU members that would like to participate in the pride parade on Saturday, September 16th, please meet us at the NSGEU building in Yar[...]

NSGEU Director of Negotiations and Servicing Job Competition #2017-10

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NSGEU has a vacancy for a Director of Negotiations and Servicing #2017-10 - Director of Negotiations and Servicing We encourage you to apply if you are interested in the above posted position. [...]

Apply Now! NSGEU Bursaries & Scholarships

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The Education Committee would like to advise that they are now accepting applications for the NSGEU Member Bursaries, NSGEU Member's Dependent Bursaries, and NSGEU Member's Dependent Scholarships for [...]

NSGEU Launches Charter Challenge to Bill 148

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Dear NSGEU members, You may have been following the news lately and have heard about Bill 148 that the McNeil government has recently imposed on 75,000 public sector workers. This Bill affects thou[...]

McNeil drops hammer on NSGEU members

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Dear members, This morning Stephen McNeil and his Liberal government met behind closed doors at One Government Place and enacted a law that strips away your rights to a fair and open bargaining pro[...]

Press Release: Workers at Sherbrooke Village Rally for Fair Contract

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The people who help bring Sherbrooke Village to life for residents and visitors to come, learn, and explore the history of this community will be holding an information picket at the entrance gate to [...]

Letter From President MacLean: The Value of Public Sector Work

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Good afternoon, Yesterday, Halifax Chamber of Commerce CEO Patrick Sullivan, sent a misguided and ill-informed letter to his 1,600 member businesses parroting the McNeil government's argument that [...]

Local 50 - Sherbrooke Village - Bargaining Update: July 26

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Dear Local 50 members, As you are aware, the Employer presented their final offer on July 20 which was unacceptable to your Bargaining Committee as it did not address key issues of importance to th[...]

Celebrate Pride with NSGEU!

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Dear NSGEU members, NSGEU's Human Rights Committee is inviting you to celebrate Pride by joining us at the upcoming Pride parades being held in Halifax, Truro, and Sydney! The Halifax parade w[...]

Sunday is William Davis Miners’ Memorial Day (Davis Day)

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This Sunday June 11th is the 92nd Anniversary of the commemoration of William Davis Miners’ Memorial Day(“Davis Day“). It is a day that we commemorate the death of coal miner William Davis who was sho[...]

Media Release: NSGEU Filing For Arbitration for Civil Service

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May 17, 2017  The NSGEU's Union Negotiating Committee for the Civil Service has determined that bargaining is at an impasse and is filing for arbitration to address outstanding issues. "We went [...]

NSGEU Filing for Arbitration for Civil Service

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Dear members, Thank you for taking the time to vote and support your Bargaining Committee in their efforts to reach a fair agreement with your employer. Members voted 97% in favour of authorizing t[...]

Thank you for the work you do! Celebrating Correctional Services Week, May 7-13, 2017

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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[...]

DOs and DON'Ts of Social Media: A Guide

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After three and a half years of the McNeil government's attacks on labour rights and on the free collective bargaining process, cuts to public services and threats of contracting out, delegates at the[...]

Civil Service: Guidelines for Social Media

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After three and a half years of the McNeil government's attacks on labour rights and on the free collective bargaining process, cuts to public services and threats of contracting out, delegates at the[...]

Happy NSGEU Day: Celebrating Our Members

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Good morning, Today (April 19th) we celebrate NSGEU Day! Fifty-nine years ago, our union celebrated its founding Convention as the Nova Scotia Civil Service Association. At that time, just 3,200[...]

Local 470 & 1670 Survey Findings

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Dear members of Locals 470 and 1670, With pending legalization of marijuana in Canada, NSGEU has been working to determine  the best model for distribution and sales in Nova Scotia. As part of this[...]

NSGEU Member Bursaries

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The following have been selected by the NSGEU Education Committee and Ratified by the NSGEU Board of Directors to receive awards.     Last Name First Name Local Award 1 B[...]

Local 20 – NS Hearing & Speech Centres Leadership Opportunities with Your Union!

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  Good afternoon, There are a number of leadership positions to be elected for Local 20, as per the NSGEU’s constitution. The union is now putting out a call for Local 20 members with an in[...]
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