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Let your voice be heard

5 / 3 / 2019

If you want to tell our legislators to stop the practice of paying for blood plasma donations in our province please got to the following link: you have to do is fill out the form and a letter will be sent on your behalf to Premier Blaine Higgs, Health Minister Ted Flemming, your local MLA and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.Help the New Brunswick Union stop this practice from happening in our province.

NBU Podcast now available

4 / 24 / 2019

The first podcast of the New Brunswick Union is now available online at the following links:EnglishFrenchYou can also download it on the Apple podcast app and Spotify by searching for New Brunswick Union or Syndicat du Nouveau-Brunswick.The first episode deals with health and safety at the workplace. The podcast coincides with the Day of Mourning set for April 28. If you’re interested in attending any of the Day of Mourning events in the province, a full listing is contained here.

Day of Mourning set for April 28

4 / 18 / 2019

Working with our members and employers to ensure a secure and safe workplace is of the utmost importance to the New Brunswick Union (NBU).That’s why April 28 takes on special significance.The National Day of Mourning - held each year on April 28 - honours those killed or injured while on the job. Established by the Canadian Labour Congress in 1984 to mourn the dead and fight for the living, the day is now observed across Canada and recognized in more...

Higgs trying to play rigged game with workers

4 / 3 / 2019

There’s a reason people shouldn’t play three-card monte.The card game is one that often uses sleight of hand to rig the game in favour of the dealer. A rigged game is not a fair one, so why would anyone want to play?However, that’s exactly what Premier Blaine Higgs is trying to do to nursing home workers with his latest proposal – get them to play a rigged game.The Premier has suggested binding arbitration as a solution, but wants limits placed...

Let’s help Renous win Kraft Hockeyville

3 / 27 / 2019

The arenas in small towns across New Brunswick are more than just a sheets of ice. They are the hubs of communities where people gather to enjoy our great game, spend time with one another and encourage everyone to lead healthy lifestyles through sport.This year, Renous is one of the finalists for Kraft Hockeyville. Communities from across the country apply to the annual contest with the winner receiving $250,000 for arena upgrades as well as an NHL game to be...

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