Author Archive | Zita Hildebrandt

Health Care Administrative Professionals: You’re Invited to a Telephone Town Hall

WHAT: Telephone town hall meeting, Administrative Professionals WHEN: Tuesday, March 24th, 6 p.m. On Tuesday, March 24th, the NSGEU is holding an important telephone town hall meeting with all Administrative Professional members of Locals 23, 246, 89, 90 & 91 to discuss the agreement reached with the Premier on the creation of Health Councils under […]

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Information on Health Councils

NSGEU and three other unions (CUPE, Unifor and NSNU) who represent workers in the acute care sector in Nova Scotia reached an agreement on March 13 with the Government to form a Council of Unions for the purposes of negotiating collective agreements for healthcare workers. Those unions represent 24,500 healthcare workers in the province. For […]

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Office Closure

Dear members, Due to the severity of the storm we have experienced on Wednesday, March 18, I have made the decision to close the office until 12 noon on Thursday, March 19 out of concern for the safety of our staff and members. We will post an update on plans for reopening the office at […]

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NSGEU to Maintain All Members Under New Health Council Structure

An agreement reached today with the province will ensure every single NSGEU acute health care member will stay with the NSGEU. This deal is a critical victory for labour in the province and for NSGEU members who have fought so hard the last year to keep their right to choose their union. Today’s agreement affects […]

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It is with great sadness that we advise of you the passing of our friend and co-worker, Wayne Butler.

BUTLER, Wayne Levern Age 62 of Green Hill, Pictou Co., passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow with his family at his side. Born in Berwick, he was a son of the late Douglas and Blanche (Boudreau) Butler. A loving and caring father, Wayne will be dearly missed by his daughter, Dawnita and son, Christopher; sisters, Lynn Pignatelli (Paolo) and […]

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Minister’s Musings Must Be Strongly Opposed – Vital Public Services at Risk

March 13/15- – The McNeil Liberal Government is preparing to deliver yet another blow to rural Nova Scotia by contracting out more jobs by privatizing the Nova Scotia Land Registry, the Registry of Motor Vehicles, and the Registry of Joint Stock Companies.  The Minister of Service Nova Scotia announced on March 12 that the government […]

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