News Releases
Thursday, April 28, 2022

Day of Mourning

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…
The provincial healthcare system is being stressed to its breaking point.This is not up for debate.There are numbers to back it up. Five New Brunswick hospitals have reached or exceeded their capacity according to numbers released by the Vitalité Health…
Friday, April 8, 2022

Members vote to ratify contract

The Clerical and Regulatory component, represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU), voted in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement with the provincial government on Thursday, April 7.The group reached a tentative agreement with the employer on March 16.“We’re…
Tuesday, April 5, 2022

The two New Brunswicks

There are two versions of New Brunswick.One is occupied by Premier Blaine Higgs and those in his orbit.The second is where everyone else resides.How else can you explain a recent statement from the Premier in the legislature. While debating his…
The recently released provincial budget seems to be a lot of half measures.For instance, the New Brunswick Union has advocated for rent control to stop the constant flow of egregious rent increases being foisted upon NB citizens.The budget announced a…
The Clerical and Regulatory component, represented by the New Brunswick Union, reached a tentative agreement on March 16, 2022 with the provincial government for a new contract.The previous agreement expired March 31, 2019.“The bargaining team has been hard at work…
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Bone Marrow Biopsies a team effort

This story originally appeared in Horizon Star. Written by Kris McDavid and edited by Sonya O’Reilly and Buggy, it was submitted by New Brunswick Union member Joe Costello for publication on the NBU website.Providing excellent health care to New Brunswickers…
Brigitte Clavette has been keeping a big secret for four months.The artist, New Brunswick College of Craft and Design (NBCCD) Instructor and member of the New Brunswick Union (NBU) found out in November she was the recipient of a 2022…
Tuesday, March 8, 2022

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2022

The New Brunswick Union (NBU) marks International Women’s Day (IWD) by recognizing the contributions of women and gender-diverse people and recommitting to the pursuit of gender equity and justice.History of IWDIWD, March 8, is a day to recognize and celebrate…
For the second year in a row, the projections of Finance Minister Ernie Steeves were woefully inaccurate. Instead of projected deficits, government coffers are showing surpluses totaling nearly a billion dollars over the past two years.In a CBC article published…