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Local 66 (Regional Residential Services Society) – Tentative Agreement Reached

Your bargaining committee is pleased to advise that on June 7th, 2013, a tentative agreement was reached between the union and your employer. Your bargaining committee is recommending acceptance of the tentative agreement, which provides for wage increases of 2%, 2.5% and 3% over a three-year period, as well as improvements to shift differential, weekend premium, […]

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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 66 – RRSS- Members Vote Strongly In Support of Strike to Back Bargaining Demands

Members have delivered a very strong show of support to their bargaining committee today, voting in favour of strike, if necessary, to back their demands and take the employer’s proposed concessions off the bargaining table. An overwhelming 88 per cent of ballots cast were in favour of strike, with a 73 per cent strike mandate […]

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Local 66 Regional Residential Services Society (RRSS) – Strike Votes & Information Sessions Scheduled

As many of you are aware, talks between your bargaining committee and your employer reached an impasse on April 12, 2013. The union filed for conciliation on April 15 and will be holding strike votes on the following dates to back your demands for a fair agreement that recognizes the valuable work you do for […]

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Local 66 – Union Files for Conciliation

Your bargaining committee and employer reached an impasse in bargaining on April 12th. The union plans to file for conciliation today, April 15th. While we have reached agreement on some articles, we still have several significant issues that have not been addressed, such as improvements in pay provisions, holidays, vacation, group insurance, pension, retirement allowance […]

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Local 66 RRSS – Proposals Exchanged

On March 21 your Bargaining Committee met with the employer to exchange proposals. The exchange was cordial and the talks will continue on April 11 & 12. The employer’s proposals consisted of some concessions including reductions in sick leave provisions and other articles of the collective agreement. The union’s proposals will be mailed out to […]

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