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The following is an opinion editorial from Senator Pamela Wallin:After the tainted blood crisis of the early 1980s, 2,000 Canadians were infected with HIV and more than 30,000 contracted hepatitis C from infected blood.Sadly, about 8,000 of those who received…
On behalf of the New Brunswick Union executive and staff, I want to thank all of our members who worked tirelessly on behalf of their fellow New Brunswickers during the recent flood.On more than one occasion we’ve seen our members…
The fight against paid plasma in Canada took a major step forward today, when Senator Pamela Wallin introduced a bill to ban payments for blood donations across the country. If passed, the bill would prohibit companies from giving monetary payment…
Instructors at the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick voted in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement on Tuesday.A tentative deal had been reached on May 3.The bargaining component – represented by the New Brunswick Union – voted in favour of…
Earlier this week, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) presented the NB Association of Food Banks (NBAFB) with a cheque for $12,000.The donation was part of the NBU’s commitment to helping New Brunswickers through its charity of choice – the NBAFB.…
Instructors working in the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) 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 May 3,…
Last week, the government of British Columbia introduced the Voluntary Blood Donations Act to help protect Canada’s national voluntary blood and plasma collection system.In a press release, it states, “No paid plasma collection clinics are operating in British Columbia. This…
Members of the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) Instructors group represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU) and officials from NBCC officially signed a new collective agreement on Tuesday, April 24.The five-year and three-month agreement dates back to May 1,…
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…