News Releases
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) – of which the New Brunswick Union is a member - is pleased to announce a new, the Scholarship for Black Students. It will come with an award of $2,500 that…
Friday, June 4, 2021

Big Brave Norah

A recent video posted by the IWK Health Centre features Norah Matchett and her journey at the Halifax-based hospital.Norah is the daughter of NBU member Marie Matchett. The moving video talks about Norah’s life and her time spent at the…
The Wolastoqey Nation is calling on the New Brunswick government to conduct an investigation at the former site of the Sussex Indian School.The statement from the Wolastoqey Nation comes after the discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children at…
The New Brunswick Union (NBU) received good news on May 31 with the addition of paramedics as members.The change occurred after a ruling from the New Brunswick Labour Board which officially allowed paramedics to be reclassified as medical science professionals…
Friday, May 28, 2021

The NBU is hiring

Administrative Services Officer IINew Brunswick Union of Public & Private Employees The New Brunswick Union of Public and Private Employees, representing over 9,500 unionized provincial government and private sector employees in New Brunswick, is seeking applications to fill this full-time…
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

NBU supports Avery’s Law

The New Brunswick Union board of directors recently voted unanimously to support Avery’s Law, also known as an Act to Amend the Human Tissue Gift Act.Introduced by Liberal MLA Jean-Claude D’Amours, the proposed amendment deals with consent when it comes…
With the public service crying out for better recruitment and retention of workers, you’d think the province of New Brunswick would be seeking any and all ways to generate revenue to help make this happen.Instead, the province is doing the…
The attached document corrects misinformation in a fact sheet distributed by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development on Bill 35.The New Brunswick Union is against Bill 35 as it will not achieve the goals of reducing the wait…
Respiratory Therapists play major role in health care   Ask Lynne Ward to best sum up the role of a respiratory therapist (RT) and she takes a moment to consider. What’s being asked is not an easy task. Because of…
Each year on the National Day of Mourning remembering workers who were injured or killed on the job, NBU board member and New Brunswick Community College Instructor Kevin McCaig recalls the horrific events that has shaped his working life.“I always…