“The McNeil government is legislating away the rights of 24,000 health care workers,” says NSGEU President Joan Jessome.
Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union
Liberal government in Nova Scotia has yet to introduce any measures to address PTSD among first responders.
After months of difficult negotiations and major labour relations disputes, NSGEU/NUPGE registered nurses vote to accept Capital Health's final offer.
"I am calling on Justice Minister Lena Diab to immediately instruct Legislative Counsel staff to ensure everyone has an opportunity to be heard,” said NSGEU President Joan Jessome.
NSGEU/NUPGE says that keeping good unionized jobs in rural Nova Scotia, and keeping the sale and distribution of alcohol out of private hands, are important to all of us.
The Government of Nova Scotia wants input on how to restructure the health care system in the province. Fill out the online survery to make sure your voice is heard.
“Losing these good jobs, affects not only the staff members but their families and the communities in which they live and the stores they shop at.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.
“Support staff do the work that is not seen but is necessary to keep the schools functioning.”— Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.
"The employer has an obligation to take measures to minimize the risk of violence in the workplace. Staffing shortages can put the Correctional Officers and the inmates at increased risk.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.
Joan Jessome, President of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU/NUPGE), who has spearheaded the creation and continued development of the NSGEU Bully-Free Workplaces Program, will present on June 12 at 9:30 a.m. about labour’s role in creating bully-free workplaces.