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Calling all Home Support Workers – Demonstration on Sat. March 29 – No Blackmail Bargaining

It is time to tell the Stephen McNeil government what you think of the legislation that effectively took away the right to strike from home support workers. Come out and join NSGEU President Joan Jessome at a demonstration this Saturday, March 29th at the Liberal Party Annual General Meeting starting at 11:30am and ending at […]

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Local 34 – Northwood Homecare Ltd., Collective Agreement Ratified

Members of Local 34, home support workers who work for Northwood Homecare, have voted 92 per cent in favour of accepting their employer’s final offer. We appreciate that this has been a difficult process for members of this local, given the government interference in the collective bargaining process. The bargaining committee worked very hard on […]

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View interview with President Jessome for her reaction to the passage of Bill 30 today, March 1.

Please click here to link to the legislative webpage. Then click on Bills in 2014 and scroll down to Bill 30. We have also copied and pasted the Bill below the video if you would like to view it here. Bill 30 BILL NO. 30 (as introduced) 1st Session, 62nd General Assembly Nova Scotia 63 […]

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Rally for Parity at Northwood Homecare Inc. – tomorrow, Wed. Feb. 18 from 1 – 1:30pm

MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release: Date: February 18, 2014 Rally at Northwood Homecare Inc. Halifax – Members of NSGEU Local 34, home support workers at Northwood will be holding a rally for parity outside Northwood Homecare Inc. head office in Burnside tomorrow, Wed. Feb. 19 at 1pm. Home support workers at Northwood will be legally […]

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NSGEU Press release: NSGEU Local 39, Home Support Workers in Inverness County, Vote to Strike

February 13, 2014 NSGEU Local 39, Home Support Workers in Inverness County, Vote to Strike Cape Breton – Members of NSGEU Local 39, home support staff in Inverness County, have voted 98% in favour of a strike to back up their bargaining demands as they prepare for conciliation. The vote was counted last evening, February […]

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Press Release: NSGEU Home Support Workers Employed by VON Vote to Reject Employer’s Offer

 February 12, 2014 NSGEU Home Support Workers Employed by VON Vote to Reject Employer’s Offer Province-wide – Members of four NSGEU Locals, home support staff who work for the VON in Kings/Annapolis Counties (Local 31), Tri-County -Shelburne County (Local 40), Colchester & East Hants Counties (Local 35), and Pictou County (Local 85) have voted overwhelmingly […]

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