Halifax – “More must be done to prevent assaults on Correctional Officers in Burnside”, says Joan Jessome, President of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union. The Canadian Press recently reported that assaults on Correctional Officers have nearly doubled in 2014, as compared to 2013. They say there were 32 assaults on Officers in […]
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The Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union is not pleased to learn about recent cuts to child welfare services in rural communities. “Cutting these important services in rural Nova Scotia will hurt the most vulnerable people and their communities”, says Joan Jessome, President of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU). The […]
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The following is a letter President Jessome is submitting to the Atlantic Business Magazine regarding their article on the top 25 employers in Atlantic Canada. Dear Editor, The January/February 2015 issue of Atlantic Business Magazine names the top 25 employers in Atlantic Canada, with 17 of them located in Nova Scotia. Nine of these workplaces, […]
NSGEU President Jessome donates $6,000 on behalf of NSGEU’s 30,000 members to Christmas Daddies: watch it on CTV Live at 5 tonight, December 16. http://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/ For more information about our donation click here.
NSGEU President Joan Jessome is interviewed by CTV’s Rick Grant for response to the governments posting of serious and fatal patient safety errors in hospitals over the last 6 months.
June 26, 2014 Valley – The NSGEU supports a strong library system and staff at schools in the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board and urges to the Board to reconsider its continued cuts to library staff and services. “Libraries and the professional staff who maintain them are an important part of the education system and […]
June 23, 2014 South Shore – “We are disappointed by the SSRSB decision to cut school support positions in the South Shore Regional School Board including two administrative assistant positions,” says NSGEU President Joan Jessome. “School support staff, including payroll clerks, IT technologists, and administrative assistants are critical links in our education system,” Jessome says. […]