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Over 75 attend rally during St.FX Board of Governors meeting today to protest job cuts

Antigonish – Members of NSGEU Local 88, support staff at St.FX, along with members of the CAW and St. FXAUT held a rally today with an estimated 75 people in attendance. They held the rally outside the St.FX Keating Centre during a meeting of the Board of Governors to protest job cuts at the university. […]

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Press conference was held on June 7 to protest job cuts at StFX University

Antigonish – NSGEU President Joan Jessome was joined by Peter McInnis, the President of the St.F.X. Association of University Teachers (St.F.X.AUT), , and Angus MacGillivray, President of CAW Local 2107, at a press conference to respond to the announcement of the elimination of 28 support staff positions at the University including 17 layoffs and continued […]

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Local 88 Rally at St.FX President’s Gala on June 8, 2013

Members of Local 88 were joined by NSGEU 1st Vice President Jason MacLean to protest the Board of Governors decision to cut 17 support staff while continuing to build new buildings, hold gala suppers and lobster boils, and give bonuses to already overpaid senior administration. Over 40 NSGEU members carried brown bags and picket signs […]

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Local 88 – Open Letter to Administration and Board of Governors re: cuts to support staff

StFX Administration and Board of Governors What Are You Thinking? Open Letter to: Hon. Frank McKenna (Chair of the St. F.X. Board of Governors), Dr. Sean Riley (President and Vice-Chair), St.F.X.Board of Governors We are the staff of StFX University; the women and men who teach and support more than 4,200 students and keep this campus […]

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Local 88 – St. F.X. Support Staff reject employer’s offer

February 15, 2013 Antigonish – Members of NSGEU Local 88, St. F.X. support staff, have voted in favour of rejecting the employer’s last offer. “Our members are looking for some headway on two issues most important to the membership; wages and the classification process,” says Joan Jessome, President of the Nova Scotia Government & General […]

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