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The New Brunswick Union recently awarded 10 scholarships and bursaries to members and their children. The value of each award is $500.“Every year, the scholarship and bursary committee have a tough job in determining the recipients as there are so…
Monday, November 1, 2021

NBU supports striking CUPE workers

Every day, members of the New Brunswick Union work side-by-side with their colleagues from CUPE. We know firsthand the hard work, professionalism and caring they bring to their jobs.That’s why we support the current strike to see their members be…
Each year the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) – of which the New Brunswick Union (NBU) is a member – awards nine scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for all workers.The scholarships are available to…
Two of the most important tools the province could use to combat the fourth, and by far the worst, wave of COVID-19 is not being discussed:Paid sick days for workers and rapid testing for the general public.A way to limit…
On Oct. 4, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released information from the Pandora Papers, records from 14 companies that help the wealthy use tax havens. The information is a reminder that there is still a lot to do…
The Specialized Health Care Professionals (SHCP) component represented by the New Brunswick Union voted in favour of ratifying a tentative deal reached with the government of New Brunswick.The deal is five years in length and covers the time period from…
The Professional Services for Students in the Public School System (PSPS) component represented by the New Brunswick Union voted in favour of ratifying a tentative deal reached with the government of New Brunswick.The deal is five years in length and…
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021, marks the first observance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Previously observed as Orange Shirt Day, this is the first year the day will be observed as a federal statutory holiday.Orange Shirt Day is the…
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The NBU and NUPGE honoured by Ability NB

The New Brunswick Union (NBU) and the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) were honoured Monday evening by Ability New Brunswick with its Caring Corporate Partner Award.The award was presented during Ability NB’s Annual General Meeting which was…
The Specialized Health Care Professionals (SHCP) and Professional Services for Students in the Public School System (PSPS) bargaining teams reached tentative agreements with the provincial government on new collective agreements on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2021.The New Brunswick Union represents the…