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NBCC Educational (Instructional) votes to ratify deal

12 / 1 / 2017

Members of the NBCC Educational (Instructional)bargaining group - who are represented by the New Brunswick Union - voted in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement on Thursday, Nov. 30."We're pleased our members have accepted this new agreement," said New Brunswick Union President Susie Proulx-Daigle. "We feel this is a fair deal for both sides and I want to thank everyone for their hard work in reaching this deal."Members of the NBCC Educational (Instructional) group work throughout the province in...

AG report finds NBU members warnings ignored in property tax issue

11 / 24 / 2017

The New Brunswick Union (NBU) is pleased the provincial government has agreed to follow Auditor General (AGNB) Kim MacPherson's recommendation and scrap plans for an independent agency to oversee property tax assessments in New Brunswick.The recommendation was contained in the AGNB's report released on Thursday which contained a special examination of the various issues leading up to thousands of New Brunswickers being issued incorrect property tax assessments."We support the recommendations of the Auditor General," said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle. "Our...

Craft and Design Instructors sign deal

11 / 24 / 2017

The instructors of the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design have officially signed a new contract with their employer.The group is represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU)."I want to thank the negotiating team on both sides for their hard work in getting us to this point," said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle.The deal is for five years and three months years.Members of this group provide excellent instruction to their students in a wide range of subjects at the campus...

Tentative agreement reached with NBCC

11 / 16 / 2017

Instructors working in the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) 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 Nov. 15."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 in the process is for members of the bargaining team to present the...

NBU supports government changes regarding First Contract Arbitration

10 / 26 / 2017

The New Brunswick Union is pleased to see the provincial government has committed to bring forth changes to the Industrial Relations Act to usher in First Contract Arbitration.As it currently stands, arbitrations are not available to unions seeking a first contract if a deal cannot be reached with management.The changes will help both the employer and union negotiate a first contract by providing arbitration. This would help establish the first contract from which both parties can work in the future...

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