NSGEU Talks Off Until New Year
The province and the union for more than 73-hundred civil servants have put contract negotiations on hold until the New Year after failing to reach an agreement this week.
Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union president Jason MacLean says both sides remain far apart.
Earlier this month, NSGEU members voted 94 percent against a contract offer from the province.
It included the same wage package offered all unions of a two-year wage freeze followed by a three per cent increase in the last two years.
The public service award would also be discontinued for any new hires.
Meanwhile, there’s no word on the status of conciliation talks between the province and the Teachers Union after negotiations resumed on Saturday.
The teachers are in week three of their work-to-rule job action.