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…
Kat Lanteigne, the co-founder of BloodWatch.org, was recently in New Brunswick raising awareness of the dangers of for-profit, paid blood and plasma donations.The provincial government has pledged its support to Canadian Plasma Resources to open a clinic in Moncton which…
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…