Short Snappers

 
HRRC Retirements sessions

 
The next offering from HRRC will be the first in a series of pre-retirement sessions. This will be held on Tuesday, January 14th at 4:30 pm at the local office, 202 Brownlow Ave in Dartmouth. Please e-mail Tara Arseneau @ taraarseneau@nstu.ca for all the deatils.
 
Teacher Wellness
 
Have a great way to relax during school? Do you have a “Wellness hack” that gets you through your day? If so, send your wellness strategy along to hfxcowellness@nstu.ca and be entered in a draw to win a prize.
 
Halifax County Inspire Awards
 
Do you have someone in your building who is a mentor and a guide? Does a teacher you know deserve some recognition? If so, send their name, school, and a brief 150 word write up to halifaxcountylocal@nstu.ca and enter them into the running to receive an Inspire award. Winners will receive a visit from the local President (with accompanying treats!) and a write up about them in the Chronicle Herald.
 
Local Executive Position

We have two candidates who have put their names forward for the position of 1st VP, Professional Development. They are Erica Ans and Shelley Luddington. We will be posting their bios on social media and here on our website. Please take a moment to check out these two awesome members. 

 
 
Compact Contract:
 
ARTICLE 21 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
21.01 The Regional Centre, the Union and the teachers agree to cooperate in the prevention of accidents and the promotion of safety and health. All parties agree to comply with all applicable provisions of the Nova Scotia Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations under the Act.