Nsgeu Collective Agreement Local 77

Welcome to the Nova Scotia Local Union 77 website, which represents Dalhousie University staff. Here you will find information on the local agreement, the collective agreement and how nSGEU can help its members. If you are interested in participating in the contract assistance committee, please contact a member of your local executive (nsgeu77@dal.ca). You can read the tasks of these positions here: nsgeu.ca/members/how-your-local-works-2/local-stewards/ members can also elect the representation of the Provincial Committee for the Professional Council of the NSGEU (Post Secondary) and the Regional Council (Metro C). Read more here: nsgeu.ca/about/how-nsgeu-works/nsgeu-regional-occupational-councils/ Dear Members, we are pleased to inform you that your negotiating committee reached an interim agreement late in the day… As a member, your negotiating committee is pleased to announce that your interim agreement has been ratified 100%… The typical Local 77 rate cycle sees institutions able to exchange proposals with the employer in the early fall of the year the contract expires. The employer asked the three campus bargaining units (Local 77, Local 99 and DFA) to begin negotiations quickly with a goal of concluding by the end of the summer. The local executive has decided to follow the process described in the local statutes and established in our previous practice. It is assumed that the local could still maintain this established process and meet the deadlines indicated by the employer.

The employer shared with us and the Dalhousie Faculty Association (DFA) their perspective on the upcoming year`s budget and recently distributed a statement from President Dalhousie sharing their perspective with the university community. They estimate a deficit of $18 million. This estimate was calculated based on what appears to be a great effort and attendance, but there is still a fairly significant margin of error in these figures, as the revenues in the study are not yet absolute. They intend to fill this budget gap with collective bargaining. Dear members, negotiations on your next collective agreement have begun. Although your current collective agreement does not expire until March… If you have any questions, please contact the NSGEU or your Employee Relations Officer dwarren@nsgeu.ca Dear Member, It is a reminder that your bargaining committee has reached a preliminary agreement with your employer and…