For the past 18 years, Normand Pelletier had a lingering thought on his mind.After serving the town of Dalhousie as a councillor from 1995-98, he kept an eye on politics knowing one day he would throw his hat back in…
Four awards of $1,500 are given each year to children of NUPGE members.The deadline for applications is July 6, 2016. Each year, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers 4 scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal…
The New Brunswick Union will bring forward a resolution to its members at its biennial convention to help and support BloodWatch with its stated goals. Co-founder of the group, Kat Lanteigne, recently spoke to the board of the NBU at…
Moosehead Brewery Workers Local 362 - represented by the New Brunswick Union - and Moosehead Brewery have reached a new collective agreement.  The deal was signed on Monday, May 9 and will run until Jan. 31, 2025. President of the…
Several members of the New Brunswick Union (NBU) will be heading to Fort McMurray, Alberta to help the community in the wake of the devastating wildfires.Four members of the Resource Services component traveled to the area as part of a…
After witnessing the devastation of the forest fires in Fort McMurray, Alberta and the surrounding areas, the New Brunswick Union's (NBU) board of directors voted unanimously in favour of donating $8,746 to the Red Cross to help those affected by…
Watching the events unfold in Fort McMurray, Alberta has been terrifying for all Canadians. The videos and images from the fires are unbelievable and made all the more difficult as so many Canadians, from every province, live and work in…
Monday, May 2, 2016

Conference a success

The New Brunswick Union (NBU) held a successful Union Activists training conference from April 29-30.About 100 union activists from across the province took part in the event which featured National Union of Public and General Employees President James Clancy as…
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Day of mourning

The National Day of Mourning - held each year on April 28 - honours those killed or injured while on the job.Established by the Canadian Labour Congress in 1984 to mourn the dead and fight for the living, the day…
The Villa Chaleur bargaining group became the 20th component represented by the New Brunswick Union to officially sign a new collective agreement with its employer in the past 12 months. The deal was signed on Friday, April 22.Members of the…