News Releases
The stress of overwork or isolation due to the COVID-19 is testing many of us. One way people have been reaching out for comfort and connection (virtually, of course) has been through music. As trade unionists, songs of solidarity and…
The New Brunswick Union is urging people who are going to access one of the nine open Service New Brunswick centres in person to consider all other options before entering.The NBU represents many of the people working at Service NB.“For…
Your Board of Trustees met for their regularly scheduled quarterly meeting on March 18, 2020. In respecting the advice of the Chief Medical Officer and Department of Health, we chose to practice social distancing by meeting through online video link.…
First and foremost I want to express gratitude and thanks on behalf of all members and staff of the New Brunswick Union to those of you in the healthcare sector.Your work is of the utmost importance at any time, but…
As our province deals with the global pandemic of COVID-19, it becomes clear with each passing day that we are in unprecedented territory.In order for our province to get through this, we need to continue to listen to our healthcare…
The world is facing an unprecedented situation with COVID-19 which has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).This means our priority needs to shift from preventing the virus from spreading to taking all appropriate measures to slow…
The New Brunswick Union is disappointed the provincial budget did not address two major concerns, namely the recruitment and retention of school psychologists and nursing home workers.“The education systems are in desperate need of more school psychologists,” said NBU President…
The New Brunswick Union is calling on the provincial government to suspend the need for a doctor’s note this flu season amidst concerns regarding COVID-19.Under provincial labour laws, an employer may require an employee to provide a note if they…
Here’s a riddle for you.What do you do when your health care reforms fall flat and cause protests from citizens as well as the resignation of the deputy Premier?Backtrack on the reforms, blame the health authorities and smear the former…
Each year, the 390,000 member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers scholarships of $2,500 each that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for workers.Entrants must be the children/grandchildren or foster children/grandchildren of members or retirees of the…