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Local 92 – NSAC/Dalhousie University No Agreement Reached, Information Session Scheduled

Dear Local 92 member: Contract negotiations continued with Dalhousie University on November 12th and 19th with the assistance of a conciliation officer. Your bargaining committee, President Joan Jessome, Chief Negotiator Keiren Tompkins and Employee Relations Officer Tina Webber met with members on November 25th to provide information and to advise members that a tentative agreement was not reached with […]

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Busted! Top 10 Myths About Young People, Retirement and the Canada Pension Plan – Free Webinar on November 12

Busted! Top 10 Myths About Young People, Retirement and the Canada Pension Plan Join us for a Webinar on November 12 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/833362696 Everybody says young people need to plan ahead for retirement. But how are you supposed to save when you’re trying to make ends meet […]

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NSGEU proudly supports comments from correctional officer, Local 480 member, working at Burnside

Last night, Wednesday, Sept. 3, a story appeared in the local Metro Halifax newspaper with comments from an anonymous correctional officer who works at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility (CNSCF), also referred to as the Burnside Correctional Facility, or the Burnside Jail.  As the union representing correctional officers, we wanted to proudly support her/his […]

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NSGEU is listening! We heard our members’ concerns about Advocating Parents of Nova Scotia

Dear members, This letter is in response to concerns raised by our members about our support for Advocating Parents of Nova Scotia. Although the decision to support Advocating Parents of Nova Scotia was made with the best intentions, our first priority is to our members who provide these valuable services to individuals throughout the province. […]

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Bill 37 set to pass tonight! If you are not working, please join us at the Delta Halifax at 11pm.

Dear NSGEU members, The Stephen McNeil government is all set to pass Bill 37, the most regressive labour legislation we have ever seen in this province and the worst in the country –tonight. The legislation takes away any bargaining strength for all acute care and community care workers. This includes long-term care workers, home support […]

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Settlement of Policy Grievance – Fire Crew Physical Fitness Policy and Testing

Please watch your mailbox for a package of information being sent to you today which provides details of the Memorandum of Settlement to this policy grievance. In order to assist employees to better understand the specific policy changes included in the Memorandum of Settlement and to answer any questions members may have, the Union has […]

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Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) – Releases Alternative Provincial Budget

Nova Scotia Alternative Budget 2014 A Budget for the 99% Link: https://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/reports/nova-scotia-alternative-budget-2014 AUTHOR(S): CCPA – Nova Scotia Office MARCH 19, 2014 The 2014 Nova Scotia Alternative Provincial Budget provides a blueprint and lays out more than 99 ways that our government can improve the province for all of us—including how we can begin addressing income […]

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