Three-year agreement nets improvements for Dalhousie members.
Halifax (25 Aug. 2015) — Members of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees' Union (NSGEU/NUPGE) who work for the Dalhousie University have recently ratified collective agreements
Collective bargaining achieves improvements to contract
NSGEU/NUPGE members who work for the Dalhousie Staff Association have voted 96 per cent in favour of accepting the tentative agreement.
The highlights of the renewed collective agreement include a wage increase of 2 per cent retroactive to July 1, 2014; 1.75 per cent on July 1, 2015' and 1.5 per cent on July 1, 2016.
The agreement is for a three-year term from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2017.
Dalhousie operational support workers ratify agreement
On August 14, NSGEU/NUPGE members who work in the operational support division at Dalhousie ratified their collective agreement.
Once the Dalhousie Board of Governors has voted to ratify the new collective agreements, they will be in force and circulated to all members in both bargaining units.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 360,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. NUPGE