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Registered Nurses Vote to Accept Employer’s Final Offer

Friday, October 10th, 2014 Registered Nurses Vote to Accept Employer’s Final Offer After many months of painful negotiations with Capital Health and interference by the Liberal government, NSGEU leadership decided to take the employer’s final offer forward to Registered Nurses once again for a vote. “In the spring, the employer refused to negotiate in good […]

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Local 97 – Registered Nurses at CDHA Registered Nurses Vote to Accept Employer’s Final Offer

After many months of painful negotiations with Capital Health and interference by the Liberal government, NSGEU leadership decided to take the employer’s final offer forward to Registered Nurses once again for a vote. “In the spring, the employer refused to negotiate in good faith, choosing to hide behind the government and the Essential Services legislation […]

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Local 97 – Registered Nurses at CDHA Government Ends Conciliation, NSGEU to Hold Vote on the Employer’s Final Offer

On Friday, this Liberal government passed Bill 1, the Health Authorities Act. The legislation will force you into the NSNU, allow a mediator to select your collective agreement, and prohibits you from ever decertifying from that union. In addition, the legislation includes a stipulation that makes any form of strike illegal until April 2015, after […]

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Local 97 – Nurses at CDHA: Bargaining Resumes Today

Conciliation will resume today, as scheduled, as we are still trying to achieve a collective agreement with your employer. Another conciliation date is scheduled for Thursday, October 2nd. Meanwhile, those aspects of the Essential Services agreement that we could not agree on with the employer were referred to the Labour Board last week. The Board […]

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Local 97 – Nurses at CDHA: Union Refers Outstanding Essential Services Issues to Labour Board

As you know, essential services negotiations for Local 97 ran throughout the summer. After almost 20 meetings, the parties reached agreement on staffing in the event of a strike for a long list of work areas. We also reached agreement on a number of processes that must be put in place in the event of […]

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Local 97 – CDHA Nurses Grievance Update

More than 170 registered nurses who participated in the protest against Bill 37 on April 1, 2014 were given a two-day suspension by Capital Health. The NSGEU filed grievances in all of these cases. On Tuesday, August 27, NSGEU representatives attended a step-three grievance meeting with Capital Health officials. Grievance meetings are arranged to allow […]

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