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Government needs to clarify Cannabis NB finances and priorities

9 / 10 / 2019

A recent interview with Finance Minister Ernie Steeves regarding Cannabis NB has raised some concerns about the way in which the finances of the Crown Corporation are being reported.During the interview on CBC’s Information Morning, the Minister was discussing possible options on how the sale of Cannabis could be changed or altered in the province.The Minister referred to Cannabis NB losses of $7.2 million in the last quarter, however, Seguin stated Brock University professor Michael Armstrong clarified it actually wasn’t...


9 / 6 / 2019

    POSITION AVAILABLE New Brunswick Union of Public and Private Employees LABOUR RELATIONS OFFICER The New Brunswick Union of Public and Private Employees, representing over 8,500 unionized public and private employees in New Brunswick, is seeking applications to fill a full-time permanent Labour Relations Officer position. This position is based in Fredericton. The position requires a person who is dynamic and independent, has strong problem solving skills, and functions well in a team environment. Duties: A full range of labour relations services will be assigned...

Happy Labour Day from the NBU

8 / 30 / 2019

With the Labour Day long weekend upon us, I want to take the opportunity to thank the workers of New Brunswick who help make our province great.The New Brunswick Union is proud of the work our members do each and every day to make the lives of those in our province better.This weekend, it's important for people to take time out to reflect on their value and importance to our province. Without your hard work and dedication, this province would...

Third podcast episode now available

8 / 22 / 2019

The third episode of the New Brunswick Union podcast is now available online. Click here to listen.You can also download it on the Apple podcast app and Spotify by searching for New Brunswick Union or Syndicat du Nouveau-Brunswick.The third episode features a roundtable discussion with the executive of the Specialized Health Care Professionals component.

Editorial confusing on benefits of privatization

7 / 12 / 2019

A recent editorial in the Telegraph-Journal regarding the newspaper’s opinion that the province should privatize both cannabis and alcohol is a bit confusing.On the surface it’s a pro-privatization, anti-union opinion, one the paper is more than entitled to make; after all, freedom of speech is important to any democracy.However, it’s how they back up their position that is confusing.First, let’s give the editorial credit for the things it gets right. The New Brunswick Union is attempting to organize the workers...

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