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NBU donates $12,000 to provincial food banks

5 / 16 / 2018

Earlier this week, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) presented the NB Association of Food Banks (NBAFB) with a cheque for $12,000.The donation was part of the NBU’s commitment to helping New Brunswickers through its charity of choice – the NBAFB. Every three years, the union selects a charity and makes a yearly donation of $12,000 to its cause.The NBAFB is a non-profit, charitable organization whose membership is comprised of food banks and soup kitchens throughout the province of New Brunswick.“On...

TENTATIVE AGREEMENT REACHED WITH CCNB

5 / 4 / 2018

Instructors working in the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) system and their employer have reached a tentative deal on a new collective bargaining agreement.The instructors are members of the New Brunswick Union (NBU).The tentative deal was reached on May 3, 2018."It's been a long process to get to this point," said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle. "Both sides have worked long hours to come to this agreement."The next step is for members of the bargaining team to present the deal to...

Province continues to lag behind on healthcare

5 / 2 / 2018

Last week, the government of British Columbia introduced the Voluntary Blood Donations Act to help protect Canada’s national voluntary blood and plasma collection system.In a press release, it states, “No paid plasma collection clinics are operating in British Columbia. This legislation is meant to prevent such operations from being established, by making it illegal to pay, offer to pay, or advertise that they will pay someone for blood or plasma. This is similar to legislation in Alberta, Ontario and Québec.“This...

New contract for NBCC Instructors officially signed

4 / 24 / 2018

Members of the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) Instructors group represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU) and officials from NBCC officially signed a new collective agreement on Tuesday, April 24.The five-year and three-month agreement dates back to May 1, 2015 and expires July 31, 2020. A tentative deal between the two sides was reached in early November of 2017 and NBCC Instructors voted in favour of ratifying the agreement later that month.On hand for the signing were members of...

NBU asks members to donate Loblaw cards to NBAFB

4 / 5 / 2018

A little more than one year ago, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) board of directors chose the New Brunswick Association of Food Banks (NBAFB) as its charity of choice.This meant, for the next three years, the union will contribute $12,000 per year to the NBAFB to help with its work throughout the province. The NBAFB is a non-profit, charitable organization whose membership is comprised of food banks and soup kitchens throughout the province of New Brunswick.There are a total of...

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