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Friday, August 26, 2016

Cherry Brook Zoo joins the NBU

The New Brunswick Union (NBU) is pleased to announce a new component has joined its ranks.Zookeepers and administrative staff of the Cherry Brook Zoo are the newest members of the NBU. The addition was made official on Aug. 22 when…
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

APSEA signs new contract

The Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority (APSEA) component, represented by the New Brunswick Union, signed a new collective agreement on Tuesday.The group had previously voted in favour of accepting the deal and Tuesday's signing in Halifax made it official. The…
The New Brunswick Community College Information Technology group made history Tuesday by officially signing its first collective agreement.The bargaining component, represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU), put pen to paper on the deal during a ceremony at the NBCC…
Friday, July 29, 2016

Woodstock Police reach new deal

The Woodstock Police Association, represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU), and the Town of Woodstock reached a deal on a collective agreement.After negotiations, the two sides agreed to a one-year renewal - with some alterations - of its previous…
To help celebrate the ways in which unions have shaped our lives, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) has been inviting all Canadians to share, in their own personal way, Why Unions Matter. NUPGE has received poems,…
On June 30th, an exchange took place during Question Period in the New Brunswick Legislature surrounding the province's approval of a private blood clinic opening in Moncton.Green Party leader and Fredericton South MLA David Coon asked Health Minister Victor Boudreau…
Kat Lanteigne, the co-founder of BloodWatch.org, was recently in New Brunswick raising awareness of the dangers of for-profit, paid blood and plasma donations.The provincial government has pledged its support to Canadian Plasma Resources to open a clinic in Moncton which…
For the past 18 years, Normand Pelletier had a lingering thought on his mind.After serving the town of Dalhousie as a councillor from 1995-98, he kept an eye on politics knowing one day he would throw his hat back in…
Four awards of $1,500 are given each year to children of NUPGE members.The deadline for applications is July 6, 2016. Each year, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers 4 scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal…
The New Brunswick Union will bring forward a resolution to its members at its biennial convention to help and support BloodWatch with its stated goals. Co-founder of the group, Kat Lanteigne, recently spoke to the board of the NBU at…