New members join NSGEU/NUPGE to bring democracy and respect to the workplace.
Halifax (26 June 2018) — On June 1, employees of Shannex – Orchard Court voted overwhelmingly to join the the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees' Union (NSGEU/NUPGE).
Orchard Court is a long-term care facility located in Kentville. The over 30,000 NSGEU/NUPGE members proudly welcome the employees of Orchard Court and look forward to working in solidarity to continue to add democracy and respect to the work place.
The union welcomes the members of Local 130 and the newly elected executive members (as seen in photo):
- Mitch (Stevan) Smardon, President
- Gillian Gesnor, Vice-President
- Tara Kaiser, Secretary
- Angie Dill, Treasurer
- Helen Nickerson, Chief Steward
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 390,000 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