Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The case against for-profit plasma

The following was written by the executive director of BloodWatch.org Kat Lanteigne: Private blood broker Canadian Plasma Resources is receiving an open-armed welcome from Health Minister Boudreau to set up a private plasma clinic in Moncton that would pay people…
Meeting discussed blood clinic opticsNew Brunswick Telegraph-JournalWed Aug 17 2016Page: A1Section: MainByline: John Chilibeck FREDERICTON * Concerned about a possible public backlash over a new private plasma clinic opening in Moncton, New Brunswick's health minister and a top company official…
Monday, September 12, 2016

Pension Plan Sessions

Employee infomrmation sessions regarding pension plans and benefits will take place Sept. 22 and 23 at the Miramichi Regional Hospital. Employee sessions are designed to provide information on a variety of topics related to your pension plan. These sessions will…
Monday, August 29, 2016

NBU lends its support to the NBACL

The New Brunswick Union (NBU) recently gave $12,000 to the New Brunswick Association of Community Living (NBACL) to help support its work with and on behalf of children and adults with an intellectual disability as well as their families."The NBACL…
Friday, August 26, 2016

Cherry Brook Zoo joins the NBU

The New Brunswick Union (NBU) is pleased to announce a new component has joined its ranks.Zookeepers and administrative staff of the Cherry Brook Zoo are the newest members of the NBU. The addition was made official on Aug. 22 when…
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

APSEA signs new contract

The Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority (APSEA) component, represented by the New Brunswick Union, signed a new collective agreement on Tuesday.The group had previously voted in favour of accepting the deal and Tuesday's signing in Halifax made it official. The…
The New Brunswick Community College Information Technology group made history Tuesday by officially signing its first collective agreement.The bargaining component, represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU), put pen to paper on the deal during a ceremony at the NBCC…
Friday, July 29, 2016

Woodstock Police reach new deal

The Woodstock Police Association, represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU), and the Town of Woodstock reached a deal on a collective agreement.After negotiations, the two sides agreed to a one-year renewal - with some alterations - of its previous…
To help celebrate the ways in which unions have shaped our lives, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) has been inviting all Canadians to share, in their own personal way, Why Unions Matter. NUPGE has received poems,…
On June 30th, an exchange took place during Question Period in the New Brunswick Legislature surrounding the province's approval of a private blood clinic opening in Moncton.Green Party leader and Fredericton South MLA David Coon asked Health Minister Victor Boudreau…