“We went into bargaining with the position that we would not accept a deal that reduced job security or failed to address some of the inequities in pay and benefits in the collective agreement. This tentative agreement delivers that," says Walker.
“We are pleased the government has recognized the need to expand the services and hire more employees.”
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“We can stop the drastic cuts to our pension by working together!” - Debbie Bovyer, PEIUPSE President.
PEIUPSE/NUPGE has been working hard against government changes to public service worker pension plans that will dramatically reduce retirement security. Make sure the government knows you don't agree with cutting retirement income.
Minister willing to listen to expertise of public service workers.
“I believe when our members have an opportunity to see the total package they will be prepared to accept the agreement." - Carol Furlong, NAPE President.
Government must include way for public service workers to provide input into review process.
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.