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AG report another example of privatization’s failure

6 / 14 / 2019

The New Brunswick Union (NBU) has long held that privatization of public services and resources is not the best way to spend taxpayer money, and the most recent Auditor General of New Brunswick report backs this up.In the document, Auditor General (AG) Kim MacPherson looks at several issues involving privatization including Medicare cards, highway maintenance and construction work, among other topics.In all three cases, privatization has been a costly error.Let’s begin with Medicare cards. In 2013, the province privatized the...

Scholarship open to NBU members

5 / 29 / 2019

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) Young Workers Program and United Way Centraide Canada (UWCC) are pleased to present the annual CLC/UWCC Post-Secondary Scholarship. The New Brunswick Union is associated with the CLC.The CLC and the UWCC are long-time partners in taking action to create prosperous, inclusive, diverse and respectful communities, safer workplaces, and a fairer Canada for working people. We recognize that post-secondary education provides important opportunities for young people but is out of reach for many working-class people due...

Let your voice be heard

5 / 3 / 2019

If you want to tell our legislators to stop the practice of paying for blood plasma donations in our province please got to the following link: https://bloodwatch.org/new-brunswick-letter-campaign/All you have to do is fill out the form and a letter will be sent on your behalf to Premier Blaine Higgs, Health Minister Ted Flemming, your local MLA and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.Help the New Brunswick Union stop this practice from happening in our province.

NBU Podcast now available

4 / 24 / 2019

The first podcast of the New Brunswick Union is now available online at the following links:EnglishFrenchYou can also download it on the Apple podcast app and Spotify by searching for New Brunswick Union or Syndicat du Nouveau-Brunswick.The first episode deals with health and safety at the workplace. The podcast coincides with the Day of Mourning set for April 28. If you’re interested in attending any of the Day of Mourning events in the province, a full listing is contained here.

Day of Mourning set for April 28

4 / 18 / 2019

Working with our members and employers to ensure a secure and safe workplace is of the utmost importance to the New Brunswick Union (NBU).That’s why April 28 takes on special significance.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 is now observed across Canada and recognized in more...

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