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With the provincial election fast approaching, the New Brunswick Union – which represents about 9,000 workers in the province – has several issues it would like all parties take a position on prior to the vote on Sept. 24.Below is…
When in doubt blame members of the public service.For far too long, whenever Liberal and Progressive Conservative governments want to make cuts or avoid responsibility for past poor decisions, they blame the hard-working men and women of our province.The recent…
Instructors in the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick system, represented by the New Brunswick Union, officially signed a new contract on Friday, Sept. 7 during a ceremony in Bathurst.The newly signed collective agreement is for five years and three months covering…
Members of the New Brunswick Union (NBU) have been invited to attend and or take part in the upcoming Greater Moncton Pride Parade. The invitation was made by River of Pride, a non-profit organization for and by LGBTQ+ people based…
With the September election approaching, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) approached University of New Brunswick at Saint John political science professor J.P. Lewis for his take on a few issues. Below is the second Q and A with Lewis, the…
Monday, July 16, 2018

Who We Are

It’s the question I get asked the most: Who do you represent? As President of the New Brunswick Union (NBU), I get asked it a lot. While it is a simple question, the answer is not. With nearly 10,000 members…
With a recent US Supreme Court Decision, our neighbours to the south are now teetering perilously close to the edge of dismantling the rights of workers and increasing income inequality to unprecedented levels in the United States. Dubbed the Janus…
Two years ago, voting delegates of the New Brunswick Union (NBU) gathered for its Biennial Convention.One of the items on the agenda was a resolution for the union to push government to enact paid leave for victims of domestic, intimate…
A recent report in the Telegraph-Journal stated the union representing paramedics and the employer NB EMS – a subsidiary of Medavie Health Services New Brunswick – reached a new deal.Part of the deal states, “The Local agrees to refrain from…
The following is an opinion editorial from Senator Pamela Wallin:After the tainted blood crisis of the early 1980s, 2,000 Canadians were infected with HIV and more than 30,000 contracted hepatitis C from infected blood.Sadly, about 8,000 of those who received…