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Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris recently stated a new 240-bed nursing would be going ahead regardless of a petition signed by more than 11,000 members of the public opposing the P3 model.A troubling statement when you consider several…
The New Brunswick Union is deeply troubled by the statements made recently by Premier Gallant in regards to the property tax situation.First and foremost, the blame for this problem does not sit with the assessors, it rests with the elected…
Friday, March 24, 2017

PAY EQUITY JOB EVALUATION STUDY

    PAY EQUITY JOB EVALUATION STUDY NEW BRUNSWICK UNION OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EMPLOYEES & THE GOVERNMENT OF NEW BRUNSWICK MARCH 24, 2017       PROGRESS REPORT The Joint Steering Committee had selected additional male comparators for the…
The provincial government recently decided to place the needs of business above the rights and jobs of New Brunswickers.The New Brunswick Union recently organized and initiated the collective bargaining process for previously non-bargaining employees of Mount St. Joseph and Miramichi…
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Alberta to ban paid plasma clinics

The New Brunswick Union is applauding the efforts of the Alberta government to protect our national blood and plasma supply.The province of Alberta introduced legislation earlier this week to ban private, for-profit plasma collection clinics within its borders. Once the…
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

International Women's Day

With March 8 marking International Women's Day, I want to take a moment to salute women past and present who have played an integral part of building our country into the caring and compassionate land we call home.Women have fought…
The New Brunswick Union is pleased to continue to offer members, and their families, access to more than 250 online courses on a wide variety of topics ranging from leadership skills to handling hazardous materials to computer programs including Excel…
The New Brunswick Union board of directors has chosen the New Brunswick Association of Food Banks (NBAFB) as its charity of choice.For the next three years, the union will contribute $12,000 per year to the NBAFB to help with its…
As Conservation Officer Norman Bourque drove to the Acadian Peninsula to help with the devastation caused by the ice storm, he couldn't believe what he saw."I couldn't have imagined how bad it was," said Bourque, the second vice-president of the…
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Budget light on details

The budget tabled by the provincial government on Tuesday did not address important topics relevant to the members of the New Brunswick Union (NBU), including details regarding the extra-mural program, support for workers and consultation with labour on a variety…