More dates scheduled for negotiations in January 2013.
Halifax (21 Dec. 2012) — Members of the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees' Union (NSGEU/NUPGE) employed in the civil service have been negotiating toward a renewed collective agreement since October 2. On eight out of nine occasions, discussions have focused on non-monetary issues.
The bargaining committee has eight more days of negotiations scheduled in January 2013. Monetary issues will be discussed during these dates.
If a contract cannot be reached during this timeframe, the bargaining committee may refer outstanding issues to interest arbitration.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 340,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. NUPGE