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The New Brunswick Union has serious concerns about the changes proposed to the Public Services Labour Relations Act.This Bill, which had no stakeholder consultation, is a threat to labour peace in our province.The use of scab labour disincentivizes the employer…
Friday, November 18, 2022

Helping those who care for us

As New Brunswickers, we never hesitate to help our friends and neighbours.It’s part of who we are.Many of our family members, friends and colleagues work in health care and, right now, they need our help.We represent thousands of health care…
The New Brunswick Union recently awarded 11 scholarships and bursaries to members and their children. The value of each award is $500.“Every year we have tremendous applicants for the scholarships and bursaries,” said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle. “The committee always…
Saturday, November 5, 2022

NBU mourning the loss of Shawn Dubé

The New Brunswick Union has lost a special person with the passing of Shawn Dubé. A member of the Technical Inspection component, Shawn was very involved in the union helping his colleagues by serving in many positions including as a…
The New Brunswick Union was surprised by the announcement in the Throne Speech regarding the government’s desire to clarify language around strike votes, strikes, lockouts and designated workers to ensure sufficient notice periods and continuity of critical services in schools.The…
Earlier this year, New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs took part in a press conference with other Conservative premiers from the Maritimes and Ontario to talk about privatization as a solution to the health care crisis.The premise is wrong and will…
Friday, October 14, 2022

MSP reaches tentative agreement

The Medical Science Professionals (MSP) bargaining team reached a tentative agreement with the provincial government on a new collective agreement on Oct. 13, 2022.The New Brunswick Union represents the members of MSP.“The negotiating team has been working very hard on…
Wednesday, October 12, 2022

2SLGBTQIA+ history month

October 1 marks the beginning of LGBT History Month. Different from Pride Month, LGBT History Month was created in 1994 by Rodney Wilson to celebrate 2SLGBTQIA+ history.2SLGBTQIA+ history is Canadian history2SLGBTQIA+ history is Canadian history. Whether you are part of…
Friday, October 7, 2022

Women’s History month

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Women’s History Month.In 1992, the Canadian government designated October as Women’s History Month as a time to celebrate the achievements and contributions of women throughout history and in the present. Women’s History Month…
Wednesday, October 5, 2022

NBU stance on minimum wage and OT rate

The Department of Post-Secondary Education Training and Labour recently requested feedback on the minimum wage rate and minimum overtime rate in the province.This is part of the statutory review of the minimum wage which must take place every two years…