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Show Your Support for Patient Care! Picket at Liberal Annual General Meeting: SATURDAY, March 29th

Show Your Support for Patient Care! Picket at Liberal Annual General Meeting: SATURDAY, March 29th  What: Health care workers’ picket When: Saturday, March 29th, 11:30 a.m. Where: In front of the Westin Hotel, 1181 Hollis Street (Halifax) The Liberal government has launched an unprecedented attack against workers in Nova Scotia, introducing essential services legislation for […]

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Video Series: Nurses Put Patient Safety First!

Halifax – Nova Scotia’s new Health Minister recently acknowledged that we will soon face an “alarming” shortage of healthcare professionals in this province, including a shortage of approximately 800 nurses in the next five years. “As the union representing over 2,600 Registered Nurses in Nova Scotia, we can safely say that shortage is already upon […]

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Human Rights Committee Launches Annual “Sock it to Poverty” Campaign

NSGEU “Sock it to Poverty” Annual Campaign Struggling individuals and families across Nova Scotia need your help. NSGEU locals across the province are collecting new winter hats, scarves, mitts, socks, and money (used to purchase warm accessories in bulk) for those in need until the end of January.  What is collected in your region, stays […]

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Mark Your Calendars to Attend a Public March/Demonstration in support of retaining the local offices of Veterans Affairs Canada.

Mark Your Calendars to Attend a Public March/Demonstration in support of retaining the local offices of Veterans Affairs Canada. Saturday, November 9 Royal Canadian Legion Br. 12 at the Corner of George & Dorchester St., Sydney 10:30 am Dear members of NSGEU who live in the Cape Breton Region, We are sending this item to […]

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Only Fair Is Fair. Income Inequality Isn’t

National Union Launches “Fairness Express” Bus Tour To Combat Growing Wage Gaps Update: The Fairness Express will be visiting: Holiday Inn Harbourview in Dartmouth, on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 11:30am Yarmouth International Airshow, on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 10 am Yarmouth Terry Fox Run on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 1:30pm Halifax’s Spring Garden Road on Monday, […]

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Over 75 attend rally during St.FX Board of Governors meeting today to protest job cuts

Antigonish – Members of NSGEU Local 88, support staff at St.FX, along with members of the CAW and St. FXAUT held a rally today with an estimated 75 people in attendance. They held the rally outside the St.FX Keating Centre during a meeting of the Board of Governors to protest job cuts at the university. […]

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Press conference was held on June 7 to protest job cuts at StFX University

Antigonish – NSGEU President Joan Jessome was joined by Peter McInnis, the President of the St.F.X. Association of University Teachers (St.F.X.AUT), , and Angus MacGillivray, President of CAW Local 2107, at a press conference to respond to the announcement of the elimination of 28 support staff positions at the University including 17 layoffs and continued […]

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Local 88 Rally at St.FX President’s Gala on June 8, 2013

Members of Local 88 were joined by NSGEU 1st Vice President Jason MacLean to protest the Board of Governors decision to cut 17 support staff while continuing to build new buildings, hold gala suppers and lobster boils, and give bonuses to already overpaid senior administration. Over 40 NSGEU members carried brown bags and picket signs […]

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