News Releases
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Tentative agreement reached with NBCC

Instructors working in the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) system and their employer have reached a tentative deal on a new collective bargaining agreement.The instructors are members of the New Brunswick Union (NBU).The tentative deal was reached on Nov. 15."It's…
The New Brunswick Union is pleased to see the provincial government has committed to bring forth changes to the Industrial Relations Act to usher in First Contract Arbitration.As it currently stands, arbitrations are not available to unions seeking a first…
Recent media reports regarding response times for Ambulance NB are cause for concern when it comes to the province's recently announced plans for the Extra Mural program.A series of stories in the Telegraph-Journal detailed long response times in various communities…
The latest television ad created by the New Brunswick Union highlights the member who help produce some of the best beer in the world.Employees of Moosehead Breweries are featured in the spot which corresponds with the 150th anniversary of the…
Recent announcements from the provincial government regarding health care are troubling.Our elected officials have privatized the management of Tele-Care and Extra-Mural programs while dismantling the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health.In all cases, the political reasoning has been…
The changes to the province's Extra-Mural program have united both professionals who provide the service and the patients who receive the care.The province recently announced Medavie would take over management of the service. The contract is for 10-years and has…
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Two groups sign first contracts

The two newest groups to join the New Brunswick Union officially signed first contracts on Wednesday.Members of the Mount Saint Joseph Nursing Home and the Miramichi Senior Citizens Home components each signed one-year agreements with the respective employers.The contracts run…
The instructors of the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design have agreed to a new contract with their employer.The group is represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU).The deal is for five years and three months years and will…
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

PAY EQUITY JOB EVALUATION STUDY

 PAY_EQUITY_JOB_EVALUATION_STUDY download   PAY EQUITY JOB EVALUATION STUDY NEW BRUNSWICK UNION OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EMPLOYEES & THE GOVERNMENT OF NEW BRUNSWICK QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE   What is Pay Equity?   Pay Equity is based on the principle that…
Canada’s unions are celebrating the adoption of Bill C-4, legislation that repeals the former Conservative government’s controversial anti-union Bills C-377 and C-525.“Our affiliates and labour activists across the country have organized and campaigned against these bills from the beginning, and…