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Commercial celebrates 50 years of the New Brunswick Union

1 / 16 / 2020

The New Brunswick Union is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2020 and its latest commercial showcases what is at the heart of the organization – its members.Throughout the 60-second spot, members are featured in their various jobs showing how from birth to senior years, the NBU is a part of New Brunswickers lives.“We’re immensely proud of the work our members do every day to help their fellow New Brunswickers,” said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle. “This commercial shows how we’re part...

Actions speak louder than words

1 / 2 / 2020

The government of New Brunswick recently passed legislation to prevent nursing home workers’ right to strike in exchange for binding arbitration.The problem with this legislation are the provisions added to it that will tilt the arbitration process in favour of the employer. We believe the only reason for the provisions is an effort to try suppress the wages of nursing home workers.Let this be clear, the conditions and provisions had nothing to do with protecting residents in nursing homes as...

Happy Holidays from the NBU

12 / 23 / 2019

With 2019 drawing to a close, the New Brunswick Union wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season.We hope everyone has some time to reflect on the year that was and make plans for 2020 to be even better.The New Year will mark the 50th anniversary of the NBU. We’re grateful to our members past and present for making this union successful, strong and a voice for the working people of New Brunswick.We hope everyone has the chance to relax...

Nursing home workers need a fair process

12 / 16 / 2019

A recent piece of legislation introduced by the government will deny nursing home workers the right to strike in favour of binding arbitration.What’s different and problematic this time around, is the conditions government has placed on binding arbitration. Conditions that are designed to tilt the process in favour of the employer.The Premier wants the conditions so much that he’s willing to trigger an election should it not be passed.For the NBU, we just want a fair deal. We’re concerned that...

Video game gives glimpse of working in a nursing home

12 / 16 / 2019

The New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes Inc. has come up with an innovative way to introduce the nursing home environment and career opportunities in the field to youth.It recently launched an online video game called Journey Through Carington House on the Nursing Home Jobs NB website: The game also has a Facebook page called Journey Through Carington House / Voyage au Manoir Bellevie.As the player, it’s your first day on the job as a Resident Attendant in Carington...

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