What is new under this agreement is that any issues that can not be resolved at the negotiating table will be sent to an independent third-party mediator-arbitrator for a final and binding award.
Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union
The deadline is March 31.
"We went to the table twice in April with the help of a conciliation officer and bargaining was moving backwards." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
The health and safety of the women and men who work in the facility should be the priority of the employer, and we have reached out to them looking for answers.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
The NSGEU/NUPGE has been leading the charge to improve the psychological health and safety of workers in Nova Scotia since 2010.
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“The fundamental democratic value that no union is ever certified to be an exclusive bargaining agent for a group of employees if it cannot demonstrate majority support among the group of employees must prevail." — Arbitrator James Dorsey
An information session will be held on December 11 for NSGEU/NUPGE non-faculty members to provide an update on negotiations.