Congratulations to Jason Jennings acclaimed as the Member-at-Large, Nominations of Halifax County Local!
Congratulations to Shawn Hanifen who has been acclaimed as our 1st Vice President. Welcome to the team, Shawn!
There will be a by-election held for the position of Member-at-Large Nominating. Those interested are to read and complete the Candidate Information Form attached. Please submit this form, via email, to Grant Frost (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than 4 PM on Monday, November 12th.
Hello County! Happy Monday!
I would like to start off today with a great big “Thanks” to all the reps who attended our annual training session at Oak Island this past weekend. We had some very engaged members give up their weekend to attend sessions on Saturday afternoon and again on Sunday morning, and many took the opportunity to network with reps from other sites. The sessions this year focused on everything from charter schools to a Q & A session with our Provincial Executive. Read more
The Halifax County Local Social & Wellness Committee is putting on a dance on November 24th. Admission is free and the theme is “Represent-Your-Favorite-Era.” There will be prizes for the best costumes. It should be a ton of fun! Please see the poster for further details.
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Good morning County, Happy Monday.
Today marks a very important day. Today, in partnership with Dartmouth and Halifax City, we are officially launching the Guarding Minds at Work Survey.
Over the past few years, mental health practitioners have become increasingly aware of the impact of the work place environment on the workers. Stresses of the job, not enough time, managing demands all place a tremendous burden on people in the work-force. If left unchecked, this can lead to people having to take extended time off work. In fact, by some accounts, mental health problems are the fastest rising cause for both short and long term disabilities in our country. Read more
By-election for First Vice-president of Halifax County Local
The role of first vice-president is an important one; especially during negotiations with the HRCE, as they are a part of the Regional Bargaining Committee.
We are seeking nominations for this position effective immediately. The term of office will be until July 31, 2019.
Attached you will find a description of the role, along with a Candidate Information Form. The deadline for your expression of interest is Wednesday, November 7, 2018. The election will held at the next General Meeting (Wednesday, November 14, 2018) after the candidates have had the opportunity to address the NSTU representatives and general members in attendance. 2018 First VP by-election Read more
Good morning County! Happy Monday!
I would like to start off with an official “Congratulations!” to Paul Boudreau for being elected as our Provincial Executive representative last Wednesday evening. As well, thanks to Drew Fournier for putting his name forward. Our organization thrives on democracy, and I am of the mind that having more than one candidate throwing their hat into the ring for a position speaks well of the overall engagement of our membership. Read more
Good morning County! Happy Monday.
Well, it looks like we have managed to make it through the first six weeks of school.
I know that the new “student support” initiatives that have rolled out this year have proven challenging for many of you, Read more
Good Morning County!
Happy tryptophan Tuesday! I hope this past weekend saw you surrounded by family and friends, and that today sees you well rested and recharged. Read more