Archive | Local 97

Looking for Nurses’ Input: Nursing Strategy

Good afternoon, Every day, in a variety of settings, registered nurses and licensed practical nurses make essential contributions to the health and wellness of Nova Scotians. The Department of Health and Wellness and the Provincial Nursing Network are in the process of updating the provincial Nursing Strategy in an effort to ensure we retain nursing […]

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Local 97 – Registered Nurses at CDHA Registered Nurses Vote to Accept Employer’s Final Offer

After many months of painful negotiations with Capital Health and interference by the Liberal government, NSGEU leadership decided to take the employer’s final offer forward to Registered Nurses once again for a vote. “In the spring, the employer refused to negotiate in good faith, choosing to hide behind the government and the Essential Services legislation […]

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Local 97 – Registered Nurses at CDHA – Update on Vote

The passage of Bill 1 has suspended all collective bargaining and essential services negotiations until April 1st, 2015. The NSGEU wants to ensure the members of Local 97 are able to exercise their democratic right to vote to either accept or reject their employer’s final offer. Many members are concerned about their increments and retro […]

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Local 97 – Registered Nurses at CDHA Government Ends Conciliation, NSGEU to Hold Vote on the Employer’s Final Offer

On Friday, this Liberal government passed Bill 1, the Health Authorities Act. The legislation will force you into the NSNU, allow a mediator to select your collective agreement, and prohibits you from ever decertifying from that union. In addition, the legislation includes a stipulation that makes any form of strike illegal until April 2015, after […]

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