Members of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU/NUPGE) working for the Nova Scotia government ratified their tentative agreement on July 29 by 93.8 per cent.
Negotiated collective agreement provides improvements over three years
The tentative agreement was reached on July 9.
"On behalf of our members across the country, we extend our condolences his family, colleagues and the entire NAPE community." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
Court decision provides significant improvements to the working conditions, wages and benefits for casual workers employed by the provincial government.
BCGEU/NUPGE members will be voting on tentative agreement in the coming days.
The tentative agreement will now go to the membership for a mail-in vote. The union expects to count the vote on July 29.
If Negotiating Council recommends acceptance, votes could be counted by the end of July.
"To defeat this attack on public sector employees and the valuable public services you all provide to the people of this province, we must stay patient, united and focused." – Carol Furlong, NAPE President.
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Public service members of SGEU/NUPGE ratify new agreement.
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“The inconsistency in what government is saying and what government is doing is unbelievable. There is clearly a credibility issue here.” - Carol Furlong, NAPE President.
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