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MEDIA RELEASE: NSCAD Administrative & Custodial Workers Laid Off

Administrative and Custodial workers at NSCAD learned this morning that they are losing their jobs, as part of the Liberal government’s mandate to balance their budget at any cost. Sixteen of these workers are members of the NSGEU: nine Custodial Workers, six Administrative Assistants and one Clerk. The employer plans to contract out the work […]

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Rally to oppose government cuts to public services and jobs – April 18, 2015

Place: Port Hastings Visitor Information Centre, 96 Hwy 4 Date: Sat. April 18, 2015 Time: 11 – 1pm The budget announcement on April 9 was bad news for Nova Scotia. The Liberal government continued its attack on public services and jobs with the elimination of the Department of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism. They cut […]

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Bad news budget for people of Nova Scotia, public services

“Cuts to public sector jobs released in today’s budget are a shameful attack on our valuable services and the frontline staff who deliver them,” says Joan Jessome, President of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU). “It is also the beginning of the sell-off of public assets into private hands.” The Liberal government […]

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Notice of government budget consultations – Tell them to protect and strengthen public services

Government Budget Consultations Begin Tonight in Halifax Please attend! Tell them to protect and strengthen public services! Investment in the public service keeps our communities and our economy strong. The government is beginning a round of public consultations on their next budget which is likely to be released in April. The first one is being […]

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