Updates on Collective Bargaining at Dalhousie
NSGEU 77 Q&A – other employees
Updated March 20
Would members of other employee groups be affected by an NSGEU77 strike?
- No. All other employees would be required to come to work.
How should I respond to a picket line?
- See: Picket line protocol.
Am I allowed to march on the picket line in support of the NSGEU77 if they strike?
- Only outside of working hours.
Can non-NSGEU77 employees take their vacations during a strike?
- Yes, if scheduled with the agreement of your supervisor.
If I get a call from the media concerning a strike, what should I do?
- Refer all calls to Communications and Marketing at 494-1269.
What should I do if I encounter a NSGEU77 member on university property (for example, in his/her office) during a strike?
- It is not the responsibility of staff to confront NSGEU77 members who come onto campus during a strike. Be polite and respectfully decline to provide service. Contact your Dean or supervisor if you run into difficulties.
How would I handle a call from a NSGEU77 member asking for information or assistance?
- Be polite. Record the request and the member’s name and contact information, and pass those along to the member’s Dean or to your Dean or supervisor.
- The negotiations website will continue to be updated with the latest information, and significant news and information will be sent via email at key milestones.
- If you have specific questions, you can send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.