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August 14, 2012

“There is a lot of work ahead and the employer should understand that the membership is determined to see them live up to this agreement and the process it outlines.” - Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.

August 13, 2012

Health workers looking for more movement from employers when bargaining resumes.

August 13, 2012

MGEU/NUPGE is touring the province to solicit ideas and feedback from EMS members on what the union will eventually present to the EMS Review committee, a meeting tentatively scheduled for the end of August.

August 9, 2012

NSGEU has served 48-hour notice to strike and is readying to commence strike action on Monday, Aug. 13 at 7am should there be no progress in negotiations over the weekend. 

July 26, 2012

During Premier's meeting, Nova Scotia Citizen's Health Care Network holds press conference to outline their vision to improve Canada's public health care system.

July 24, 2012

“Many of the changes suggested for consideration by the consultation paper are either directly antagonistic towards unions and workers’ rights and freedoms, or reflect a lack of knowledge about the democratic character of unions as organizations." Paul Champ, human rights lawyer and CFLR board member. Download CFLR report here.

July 18, 2012

Get your copy of the ATN Campaigner today!

July 17, 2012

NSGEU/NUPGE members to vote on final offer; bargaining committee recommends rejection.

July 17, 2012

On July 18 Canadians will be sending provincial premiers and the Harper government a message to resume negotiations on the 2014 Health Accord.

July 16, 2012

BCGEU/NUPGE thanks the community for its strong support of the workers during the lockout.