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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 goin[...]

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[...]

Today the NSGEU turns 60!

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Today the NSGEU turns 60 years old. Let’s celebrate this important accomplishment made possible by the contributions of thousands of members, past and present, who have worked in solidarity to adva[...]

Health Care Strike Vote Information Session in Metro April 17 & 19

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Dear Health Care Bargaining Unit members, NSGEU President Jason MacLean and Chief Negotiator Shawn Fuller will host strike vote information sessions in the metro area to answer all your questions. [...]

NSGEU Staff Vacancy Labour Resource Centre Representative Competition #2018-01

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NSGEU has a vacancy for a Labour Resource Centre Representative #2018-01 - Labour Resource Centre Representative We encourage you to apply if you are interested in the above posted position. [...]

Health Care Strike Vote Information Session in Cape Breton Today

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Dear Health Care Bargaining Unit members, Today, NSGEU President Jason MacLean and Chief Negotiator Shawn Fuller will host two information sessions in Cape Breton on the upcoming health care strike[...]

Health Care Bargaining Unit Bargaining Update

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It is critically important that you vote Dear Health Care Bargaining Unit members, Your bargaining committee and several other volunteers have been putting in long hours at phone banks, regional[...]

NSGEU Pleased to Announce New Office of Workplace Mental Health for Civil Service Members

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“I am very pleased to announce a joint initiative with the Public Service Commission (PSC) - a new Office of Workplace Mental Health for our Civil Service members,” says Jason MacLean, President of th[...]

Health Care Bargaining Strike Vote Update

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After two very successful telephone town hall meetings it's clear that people are tired of being attacked and are ready to send a strong message to the Employers and Stephen McNeil that it's time to t[...]

Health Care Strike Vote-Message from NSGEU President Jason MacLean

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After more than a year, and nearly 40 bargaining and conciliation dates, we still do not have a new collective agreement for our health care members. What has become even more frustrating is that sinc[...]
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