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The staff of Orchard View Long Term Care Home made history recently when they officially signed their first collective agreement.The contract was made official with a ceremony on Feb. 28.“I want to thank the bargaining team for working so hard…
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Austin's proposal doesn't add up

Recently, the leader of the People’s Alliance – Kris Austin – put out a press release stating it’s time for government to privatize NB Liquor and Cannabis NB in the wake of former CEO Brian Harriman’s resignation.While it is Austin’s…
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

NUPGE Scholarships

Each year, the 390,000-member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers 6 scholarships of $1,500 each that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for workers. Entrants must be the children or grandchildren, or the foster children or the…
An historic first was recently achieved by staff of the Orchard View Long-Term Care facility as they ratified their first collective bargaining agreement.The Orchard View members are represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU).The staff voted overwhelmingly in favour of…
“Here in New Brunswick we have a tradition of caring for each other.”Those are the first words spoken by New Brunswick Union President Susie Proulx-Daigle in its latest commercial.The spot highlights the hard work and caring nature of New Brunswickers…
Friday, February 1, 2019

NBU member competes on Jeopardy

You couldn’t see it from your television screen, but Sean Thompson assures everyone it was happening.While standing on the set of the game show Jeopardy, he appeared confident and relaxed. However, the members of the Clerical and Regulatory component represented…
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Tentative deal reached at Orchard View

The employees of the Orchard View Long Term Care Home in Gagetown reached a tentative agreement with the employer on a new contract. The tentative deal was reached on Jan. 22, 2019. The New Brunswick Union (NBU) represents the workers…
On behalf of the employees at the Cannabis NB stores in Campbellton and Miramichi, the New Brunswick Union has applied to NB Labour and Employment Board to become the official bargaining agent for those two groups.The application was submitted on…
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

What is the Corporate Image?

In recent weeks some former employees of Cannabis NB have been in contact with the New Brunswick Union regarding their recent termination.Among the reasons given is they didn’t reflect the corporate image of Cannabis NB or they were not an…
Friday, December 21, 2018

Helping others this holiday season

The holiday season is a good time to reflect on what’s important in our lives.We’re all grateful for our family, friends and the time we get to share together. We’re also thankful for those people who do their part to…