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With a second wave of COVID-19 potentially on its way, findings related to nursing homes in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) could help better prepare our province both in the immediate future and long-term.The study compared how nursing homes…
Throughout the month of October, heading into our 50th anniversary convention, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) will be posting a series of articles detailing the history of the union.The first installment details the years prior to the union becoming official…
Thursday, October 8, 2020

Members vote in favour of contract

Members of the Loch Lomond Villa component voted in favour of ratifying a tentative agreement reached with the employer on Sept. 27.The vote took place on Tuesday, Oct. 6.“We presented the deal to members, they evaluated it and ultimately decided…
Members of the Loch Lomond Villa bargaining team have reached a tentative deal with their employer.The group, represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU), came to agreement on Sunday, Sept. 27."Both sides worked hard to come to this point, now…
The New Brunswick Union (NBU) and the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) recently made a joint $10,000 donation to Ability NB.The process was started when NUPGE offered all of its components, of which the NBU is one,…
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Respectful negotiations top priority

The people of New Brunswick have spoken with Monday’s election results.Premier Blaine Higgs and the Progressive Conservative Party won a majority government. The New Brunswick Union offers its congratulations to the Premier and his team.Now it’s time to move forward…
Friday, September 11, 2020

Election Scorecard

The following is a scorecard regarding certain issues our members have identified as important relating to the NBU and labour in general. We encourage all members to read the party platforms in full.  
We have faced a difficult year and it’s not over.A global pandemic and civil unrest throughout the world continue, while here in our province we’re faced with going to the polls for an election most New Brunswickers didn’t want.However, this…
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Know who you are in this election

This election, know who you are.It’s the one thing the New Brunswick Union (NBU) asks of you when we head to the polls on Sept. 14.As a union we are non-partisan. We don’t ask you to back any specific candidate…
With rumours swirling about Premier Blaine Higgs calling an election, it’s the opinion of the New Brunswick Union that it is unnecessary and hypocritical of government officials.There are several reasons for this position.COSTWhen it comes to programs and investments that…