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Senators use anti-democratic tactics to pass Bill C-377

7 / 3 / 2015

After four years of failed attempts, Conservative senators finally passed anti-union Bill C-377 on June 30, but only after using anti-democratic tactics.The private member’s bill — entitled an Act to amend the Income Tax Act (requirements for labour organizations) — has been back and forth between the House and Senate for four years. It was the first private member’s bill to proceed to the Senate this session, and is the last piece of Parliamentary business before the Senate adjourned for...

Steve Laurie’s Attention to Detail Pays Off

6 / 30 / 2015

The New Brunswick Union (NBU) has been a proud supporter of the New Brunswick Association of Community Living for several years. It's work across the province with people with intellectual disabilities has helped shape policy and make our province more inclusive. The following story provides a glimpse of some of the great work being done by the NBACL and its members. Click here for Part 1. Written by Christy McLean Customers who rent vehicles from Discount Car and Truck Rentals in Fredericton...

The NBACL: Helping shape our community

6 / 30 / 2015

The New Brunswick Union (NBU) has been a proud supporter of the New Brunswick Association of Community Living for several years. It's work across the province with people with intellectual disabilities has helped shape policy and make our province more inclusive. The following stories provide a glimpse of some of the great work being done by the NBACL and its members. Click here for Part 2. In its more than 50 years of existence, the New Brunswick Association of Community Living...

Brenda Daigle is a Caring Canadian

6 / 24 / 2015

A special Canadian flag sits in a cabinet in the family room of Brenda Daigle's home.Neatly folded, it will come out of its resting place this fall as it makes its way throughout the Miramichi community from several schools to its final destination - a permanent display at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #3.The story of how it came to be in the northern New Brunswick town involves Camp Phoenix in Kabul, Afghanistan, a Governor General's Caring Canadian Award and...

Clerical and Regulatory group reaches tentative deal

6 / 23 / 2015

The New Brunswick Union has reached a third tentative agreement for one of its bargaining components.The Clerical and Regulatory bargaining team negotiated with representatives from the provincial government for the past week. The tentative agreement was reached on the weekend. Resource Services and Specialized Health Care Professionals reached tentative agreements earlier this month and both have ratified the contracts.The NBU looks forward to the next step in the process which is presenting the deal to members, answering their questions and...

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