NSGEU/NUPGE members at Laing House want a fair settlement for the people they serve, and themselves.
“As if this round of negotiations wasn’t already bizarre enough, we now have a situation where the government is at odds with itself about how bargaining should proceed. This is all very strange.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
The NSGEU/NUPGE hopes that by envoking the assistance of a provincial conciliation officer a settlement can be reached.
NSGEU/NUPGE is optimistic that the strong collective message members have sent will help in the next step of bargaining.
After more than three years, NSGEU/NUPGE members are still without a contract at Sherbrooke Village.
Overwhelming support shown in strike vote for bargaining priorities.
Negotiations achieve improvements for MGEU/NUPGE members.
Home care workers' contracts expired in 2014, now headed to conciliation.
An information session will be held on December 11 for NSGEU/NUPGE non-faculty members to provide an update on negotiations.
The tentative agreement has language on job security, on scheduling and includes provisions for dealing with disputes. There is also a signing bonus and new wage scales.