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Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union

June 11, 2014

Liberals break promise to maintain public liquor stores by opening more Agency Stores across Nova Scotia. 

June 3, 2014

There are only 7 days left to register for this culturally significant conference.  Be a voice that helps shape our future workplaces — register today!

May 22, 2014

“The NSGEU/NUPGE cannot let this type of bullying behaviour stand, so we will be fighting this. We will grieve each and every one of these suspensions.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.

May 20, 2014

“Bill 30 is a clear abuse of power by the McNeil government: the provisions of this legislation are very clearly designed to undermine our members’ right to strike and their right to full and free collective bargaining,” said NSGEU President Joan Jessome.

May 13, 2014

Support the campaign for patient safety in Nova Scotia. Visit to hear from nurses across the province. 

April 25, 2014

"To adopt the Standard successfully requires a commitment by senior management and participation by everyone; it is a shared responsibility.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.

May 13, 2013

Jessome was the first woman elected president of the NSGEU/NUPGE in 1999. With this re-election she broke another record as she is now the longest serving president in the union’s history.