Nova Scotia Government and General Employees' Union

May 16, 2017

NSGEU/NUPGE members at Laing House want a fair settlement for the people they serve, and themselves.

April 6, 2017

Unions do much more than help their members. Unions help people in their communities every day, and especially with projects like Sock it to Poverty.

January 9, 2017

The NSGEU/NUPGE hopes that by envoking the assistance of a provincial conciliation officer a settlement can be reached.

November 24, 2016

"By not filling these vacant positions, it leaves our current members working short [staffed] and puts them at an increased risk of violence in the workplace." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

November 15, 2016

"This issue was significant enough that government felt it warranted the time and expense of a study. Why are they now dragging their feet on implementing the recommendations that were made?" — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

January 14, 2016

NSGEU/NUPGE is optimistic that the strong collective message members have sent will help in the next step of bargaining. 

September 15, 2015

"Creative" bargaining means austerity in Nova Scotia.

September 8, 2015

"Nova Scotians do not support this government selling off its’ public services. They work hard, pay their taxes, and deserve to get good public services in return." — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President

Halifax (08 Sept. 2015) — The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees' Union (NSGEU/NUPGE) has launched a new campaign designed to raise awareness of the consequences of privatization and service cuts from the provincial Liberal government.

September 1, 2015

After more than three years, NSGEU/NUPGE members are still without a contract at Sherbrooke Village.