Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Two groups sign first contracts

The two newest groups to join the New Brunswick Union officially signed first contracts on Wednesday.Members of the Mount Saint Joseph Nursing Home and the Miramichi Senior Citizens Home components each signed one-year agreements with the respective employers.The contracts run…
The instructors of the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design have agreed to a new contract with their employer.The group is represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU).The deal is for five years and three months years and will…
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

PAY EQUITY JOB EVALUATION STUDY

 PAY_EQUITY_JOB_EVALUATION_STUDY download   PAY EQUITY JOB EVALUATION STUDY NEW BRUNSWICK UNION OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EMPLOYEES & THE GOVERNMENT OF NEW BRUNSWICK QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE   What is Pay Equity?   Pay Equity is based on the principle that…
Canada’s unions are celebrating the adoption of Bill C-4, legislation that repeals the former Conservative government’s controversial anti-union Bills C-377 and C-525.“Our affiliates and labour activists across the country have organized and campaigned against these bills from the beginning, and…
Thursday, June 8, 2017

Generational change and unions

The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE), of which NBU is a component, is conducting research into what generational change means for unions and the labour movement in Canada.The research will begin with a short survey of members…
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Ridiculous

Ridiculous.It's the word used by Canadian Plasma Resources CEO Barzin Bahardoust in an article published in the Telegraph-Journal on May 27, 2017.He used it while discussing whether or not his clinic - which will pay people to donate their blood…
During the past few weeks, a lot of attention has been paid to the rising costs of assessment premiums New Brunswick businesses will pay to fund WorkSafeNB. Employers pay the rate - currently at $1.48 per $100 of payroll -…
This commentary from MLA David Coon originally appeared in the May 11, 2017 edition of The Daily Gleaner.When I graduated from university I wrote the federal public service exam, believing public service would be a career where I could make…
The instructors at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design have reached a tentative deal on a new collective agreement.Represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU), the next step in the process is to present the deal to members,…
The newest groups in the New Brunswick Union (NBU) have voted to ratify their first collective bargaining agreements.Members of the Miramichi Seniors Centre and Mount Saint Joseph voted unanimously in favour of accepting the contract during a vote held on…