The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU/NUPGE) encourages those concerned about the health care crisis to let the health minister know how you feel.
"For too long the NSHA has turned a blind eye to the safety concerns of nurses and health care workers who are doing their best to hold a broken health care system together. They must be given the tools to do their jobs safely." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
The purpose of this weekly podcast is to help raise awareness of important union issues with members, in an easy to access audio format.
"We owe these public servants the same duty of care that we afford to the people they are trying to protect and serve." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
“Nova Scotians have already wasted hundreds of millions of dollars on other costly P3 projects — more than 30 schools, toll roads, and the Burnside jail, just to name a few. Why are we going down this road again?" — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
The new agreement begins July 1, 2015 and ends June 30, 2023.
"The NSGEU/NUPGE is ready to work with government and help find solutions for patients, seniors and families who need reliable health care." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
NSGEU/NUPGE has been supporting Feed Nova Scotia for over a decade.
The award came after five days of mediation-arbitration which took place last week and concludes a process that began in October, 2016.
“I wouldn’t have a job without the union. They helped get my position sorted out when amalgamation took place. It took a year, but in the end it was all worth it.” — Sheldon Bisson, NSGEU member celebrating 50 years on the job