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NSGEU Local 97, CDHA Nurses, Apply for Conciliation

Halifax – After meeting at the bargaining table for eight days, the bargaining committee representing Local 97 Registered Nurses at Capital District Health Authority (CDHA) and their employer have reached an impasse. The union has now applied to the Department of Labour and Advanced Education for Conciliation services in hopes that an agreement can be […]

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Local 32 – Home Support, Yarmouth – Union files for conciliation

Negotiations for a new collective agreement were held on June 13th and October 29th at the law office of Cliff Hood, negotiator for the employer, in Yarmouth. The talks were courteous and productive with respect to non-monetary issues. However, little progress was made on the key monetary issues facing the bargaining unit. At the conclusion […]

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NSGEU Local 66 (RRSS) votes strongly in favour o­­­f strike action to back bargaining demands

Halifax – Members of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union Local 66, Regional Residential Services Society, have delivered a very strong show of support to their bargaining committee, voting 88 per cent in favour of strike action, if necessary, to back their demands. “This should send a loud and clear message to the […]

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Local 87 – Parkland At The Lakes – Conciliation Approved

Local 87 – Parkland At The Lakes Dear Local 87 member, Members of your bargaining committee, your Chief Negotiator, Grant Vaughan, and your Employee Relations Officer, Lori Smith, met on April 24th to count your strike vote ballots. At that time, the NSGEU and your bargaining committee believed there were 38 members of your bargaining unit, […]

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Local 22 – IWK Health Care, Conciliation Talks Break Off

After two days of conciliation, talks aimed at achieving a new collective agreement have broken off. While the talks were successful in dealing with major monetary issues, we were not able to reach agreement on important job security provisions of the collective agreement. The employer’s final offer falls short of what was achieved by employees […]

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