The professional and supervisory employees of the Miramichi Seniors Centre and Mount Saint Joseph agreed to a tentative contract with their respective employers on May 1st.Represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU), the deal marks the first time professional and…
More than 1,000 members of the New Brunswick Union (NBU) took part in a recent Telephone Town Hall on the topic of Health and Safety in the Workplace.The event - hosted by NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle with guest speaker and…
Thursday, April 27, 2017

National 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 New Brunswick Union (NBU) is applauding Premier Brian Gallant and his government concerning the recent announcement of a new holiday in the province - Family Day.During the NBU's Biennial Convention in October of last year, the Clerical and Regulatory…
Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris recently stated a new 240-bed nursing would be going ahead regardless of a petition signed by more than 11,000 members of the public opposing the P3 model.A troubling statement when you consider several…
The New Brunswick Union is deeply troubled by the statements made recently by Premier Gallant in regards to the property tax situation.First and foremost, the blame for this problem does not sit with the assessors, it rests with the elected…
Friday, March 24, 2017

PAY EQUITY JOB EVALUATION STUDY

    PAY EQUITY JOB EVALUATION STUDY NEW BRUNSWICK UNION OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EMPLOYEES & THE GOVERNMENT OF NEW BRUNSWICK MARCH 24, 2017       PROGRESS REPORT The Joint Steering Committee had selected additional male comparators for the…
The provincial government recently decided to place the needs of business above the rights and jobs of New Brunswickers.The New Brunswick Union recently organized and initiated the collective bargaining process for previously non-bargaining employees of Mount St. Joseph and Miramichi…
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Alberta to ban paid plasma clinics

The New Brunswick Union is applauding the efforts of the Alberta government to protect our national blood and plasma supply.The province of Alberta introduced legislation earlier this week to ban private, for-profit plasma collection clinics within its borders. Once the…
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

International Women's Day

With March 8 marking International Women's Day, I want to take a moment to salute women past and present who have played an integral part of building our country into the caring and compassionate land we call home.Women have fought…