News Releases
Health and safety is of the utmost importance in the workplace.In order for people to be at their best on the job, they need to feel safe and secure. For an employer, providing and maintaining a safe work site means…
A little more than one year ago, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) board of directors chose the New Brunswick Association of Food Banks (NBAFB) as its charity of choice.This meant, for the next three years, the union will contribute $12,000…
Sixty-six kilometres. If a person wishing to work as a school psychologist drove this distance beginning in Moncton and stopping in Amherst, Nova Scotia the difference in their profession would be immense. On the New Brunswick side the caseload is…
Last week the National Executive Board of Unifor announced that Unifor was, effective immediately, disaffiliating from the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is deeply disappointed in this decision and is concerned about…
With the September election approaching, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) approached University of New Brunswick at Saint John political science professor J.P. Lewis for his preliminary take on a few issues. According to the UNB website, "[Lewis] research interests are…
With the province introducing amendments to the Employment Standards Act concerning domestic, intimate partner or sexual violence leave and currently consulting stakeholders after which regulatory changes will be made based on feedback, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) has several suggestions…
The collapse of British company Carillion - a major contractor in public-private-partnerships (P3s) - could cost thousands their jobs and casts even more doubt on the value of P3s, outsourcing and privatization.The company crumbled under the weight of about $2.6…
The coming weeks will be key in coming to an informed opinion on the 2018-19 budget as details were scarce in the announcement made by Finance Minister Cathy Rogers on Tuesday.While spending will increase in healthcare, education and tourism, exactly…
Opportunities to make positive changes to our province will be plentiful in 2018 for the New Brunswick Union (NBU) and its members.Here are three issues members have identified as important for the union to take on, not to mention those…
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Happy holidays from the NBU

The holiday season is a great time to spend with friends and family and enjoy some much deserved rest.The board and staff of the New Brunswick Union want to wish everyone in the province a safe and happy holidays.We're fortunate…