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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[...]

Domestic Violence Unpaid Leave: A Good First Step, But Can Victims Afford To Take It?

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Today, the Liberal McNeil government tabled legislation, Bill No. 107, that will amend the Labour Standards Code to include the right to unpaid leave if you or your child/dependent is a victim of dome[...]

Message to NSGEU Members working in School Boards re: Inclusive Education Report

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Dear NSGEU members working in provincial school boards, As you may be aware, the government released its report on Inclusive Education, Inclusive Education Commission Report, on March 26. Unfort[...]

Nova Scotia Labour Board will finalize IWK Essential Services Plan

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The Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions today requested that the Nova Scotia Labour Board settle the outstanding issues and finalize an Essential Services plan for the IWK. The Labour Boar[...]

McNeil Budget Misses the Mark

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Election night, May 30, 2017.  Re-elected Premier Stephen McNeil, after seeing his majority government significantly reduced, said, “I want to assure you that I’ve heard you and I’ve listened.”  On th[...]

Local 74-Tri-County Regional School Board Tentative Agreement Ratified

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Dear Local 74 members, We are pleased to announce that the membership has voted 100% for acceptance of the tentative agreement! Your Bargaining Committee thanks all of you for your support throu[...]

Power has been restored. NSGEU office will open at 11 a.m.

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Power has been restored to the NSGEU building and the office will open at 11 a.m. today. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Safe travels.[...]

Spring 2018 Amateur Sports and Fine Arts Awards

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The Social Recreation Committee would like to advise that they are now accepting applications for the NSGEU Amateur Sports and Fine Arts Awards. Each year, the NSGEU Social Recreation Committee may[...]

NSGEU Applauds NDP Bill for Victims of Intimate/Domestic/Sexual Violence

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The NSGEU is pleased the NDP is introducing legislation that will, if passed, amend the Labour Standards Code to ensure working people who experience domestic violence, intimate violence, and sexual v[...]

2018 NSGEU Administrative Professionals Conference

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Dear Member: Join other NSGEU administrative professionals from across Nova Scotia as we celebrate the work we do. The conference will be held at the members building, NSGEU Office, Dartmouth. S[...]

NSGEU School Board Support Staff Facing the Unknown

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On January 25, 2018, NSGEU President Jason MacLean wrote the Minister of Education regarding the lack of information flowing to frontline workers at provincial school boards about what the future hold[...]

Local 267 - NS Community College Q & A on Conciliation and Strike Vote

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Why is it very important for members to attend their Local meetings (listed below) to receive a bargaining update and vote? We would like to meet with you face-to-face in order to talk about how ba[...]
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