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NBU statement regarding legal proceedings

3 / 21 / 2019

“It’s unacceptable the province is keeping this in the court system rather than at the bargaining table. If government spent half the time it’s used trying to restrict the rights of workers in the court system and instead engaged in meaningful negotiations we feel this could have been resolved. We stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters of the New Brunswick Council of Nursing Home Unions.”Susie Proulx-DaiglePresident of the NBU

More details needed to assess budget

3 / 20 / 2019

While the current government has stated it wants to be transparent and provide more details to the public, today’s budget announcement was lacking in those areas.While some details were given, a lot of time was spent talking about balancing the budget and the modest surplus the government projects to achieve. What isn’t clear is how government will get there.We know cuts will have to be made in order to achieve what Finance Minister Ernie Steeves and Premier Blaine Higgs want...

NBU applies to represent third Cannabis NB store

3 / 19 / 2019

The New Brunswick Union has applied to the Labour Board to become the official bargaining agent for a third Cannabis NB store.The majority of employees at the Lansdowne Ave. location in Saint John signed cards indicating they want to be unionized and join the NBU.This marks the third store in New Brunswick to take this step following workers in Campbellton and Miramichi.The application for the Lansdowne store was submitted on Mar. 19.“We’re very pleased a third store has decided to...

International Women's Day

3 / 7 / 2019

With International Women’s Day upon us (March 8), I wanted to take the time to reflect on all the strong and proud women who call this province home.I’m inspired daily by the hard work, dedication, compassion and expertise of my colleagues at the New Brunswick Union and our members. Each day, their efforts make our province work while helping their fellow New Brunswickers in countless ways.For generations, the women of this province have been the backbone of New Brunswick. The...

Orchard View members make history

3 / 5 / 2019

The staff of Orchard View Long Term Care Home made history recently when they officially signed their first collective agreement.The contract was made official with a ceremony on Feb. 28.“I want to thank the bargaining team for working so hard on behalf of their colleagues,” said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle. “It was a total team effort. It’s very exciting for a group to negotiate and get its first contract completed.”Orchard View professionals work in Gagetown to ensure those residing at...

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