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More than 65 New Brunswick Union members helped make the union activists conference - held May 30 - a success.The topics of discussion included internet safety, privacy, Bill C-51 and past practice/estoppel. The NBU would like to thank all those…
The importance of the Canadian middle class cannot be overstated. It's what drives the economy and our country is at its best when its strongest.One of the biggest factors in creating the middle class was the hard work, sacrifices and…
The keynote speech from the provincial government's recent public forum - part of its strategic program review - was on alternate service delivery.If you're unfamiliar with the term, here's how a press release described it, "the fiscal and service benefits…
"I'm committed to growing the middle class and giving every Canadian a real and fair chance to succeed." - Justin Trudeau, leader of the Liberal Party of Canada“I believe the most important economic asset Canada has is the middle class.”…
Recently, the House of Commons passed the federal government's controversial anti-terrorism law, Bill -C-51, with a few small amendments. In the build up to the vote, numerous Canadians spoke against it including former Prime Ministers. Law Professors from across the…
Despite being labelled as unnecessary and an attack on labour unions, Bill C-377 was before the Senate's Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee recently for a hearing.A private member's bill, Bill C-377 would amend the Income Tax Act to force unions…
Civil servant, public sector worker or government employee.Say those words aloud and it will conjure up a distinct image for most people. The picture in their head is an office worker behind a desk in a Fredericton building. While that…
The April 28 Telephone Town Hall on workplace health and safety was a great success. More than 2,100 members participated and many had excellent questions for our safety specialist Mike Allen.On behalf of the New Brunswick Union, I would like…
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Evaluation process has begun

On April 20, the Pay Equity Evaluation committee began the process of evaluating the surveys members had previously filled out. This process could take between two and three months. This is the first step in the initiative with others to…
The provincial government recently announced it will bring together health care experts from across New Brunswick for a pair of forums to discuss health care delivery.The first session is set to take place in May. The New Brunswick Union is…