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Nova Scotia

March 13, 2012 - 7:01pm •
HALIFAX, NS– Commissionaires at Halifax’s Stanfield International Airport voted 90% in support of a strike on Thursday, January 19, after the employer made a final offer and walked away from the table. The 175 members of Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) local 85100, employed by Commissionaires Nova Scotia (CNS) to provide security, ground transportation and parking services at the airport, could be on strike by mid-March.
March 5, 2012 - 1:19pm •
Are you interested in co-facilitating one of the following courses?  Then, please indicate your interest to me in writing by March 23, 2012.The following courses will be offered:Duty to Accommodate (English)Advanced Steward Training (French)Advanced Steward Training (English)For the most part, some course development may be required.  Facilitating teams will need to update existing materials accordingly.  Facilitators will require time to prepare immediately prior to school commencement.    
February 20, 2012 - 3:51pm •
See attached details and application forms. Deadline date for return of applications is March 9, 2012.
February 14, 2012 - 11:44am •
HALIFAX, NS - Roughly 60 industry stakeholders are attending the Atlantic Seal Advisory Meeting at the Lord Nelson in Halifaxto discuss the 2012 Seal Management Plan.  Merv Wiseman, a shop steward for Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) Search and Rescue Coordinators and a member of the Canadian Sealers Association, has been told he won’t be welcome at the second day of the proceedings today.
February 6, 2012 - 1:20pm •
This past week (January 30-February 2nd), our bargaining team met with CBSA/Treasury Board in an effort to bring the parties closer to a new contract.
January 18, 2012 - 4:28pm •
Nova Scotia Education Program Schedule from January to June 2012. Updated on January 24, 2012.
November 28, 2011 - 3:58pm •
On Friday, August 19th, only minutes before Atlantic region Employment Insurance processing centres were due to close for the weekend, federal government employees received an e-mail with devastating news. 
November 16, 2011 - 11:40am •
I look at the recent announcement for lost jobs within the public service in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. I consider the base of seasonal employees who work for the good seasons and are obliged to collect employment insurance to sustain themselves when they are given notice of a completed season or a complete work stoppage.
November 5, 2011 - 4:07pm •
If your Local could benefit from educational modules on work force adjustment (WFA), the 45-minute WFA information session and the 3-hour module designed for Local Officers are modules available through our education program.  Locals are encouraged to contact their regional office for more information.
November 2, 2011 - 10:54am •
Through this three day workshop, shop stewards who are committed to membership representation will become familiar with social and political issues which impact the workplace.  Consult your Regional Office Education Schedule for details.


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Halifax Regional Office
8:30am - 4:30pm
Park West Centre
287 Lacewood Drive, Suite 301
Halifax, NS B3M 3Y7
Telephone: (902) 443-3541
Toll Free: 1 800 839-6661
Fax: (902) 443-8291

Debbie McLaughlin
A/Regional Coordinator

Mary MacNeil
Regional Representative

Janice Grant
Regional Representative

Mark Rogers
Regional Representative

Nancy MacLean
Representative/Health & Safety

Dave Shaw
Organizer — Atlantic

Doug Hill
Grievance & Adjudication Officer

Larry Gagnon
Negotiator — Atlantic

Atlantic Regional Education Officer

Susan Payne
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Rowena Baker

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