Media
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Alberta to ban paid plasma clinics

The New Brunswick Union is applauding the efforts of the Alberta government to protect our national blood and plasma supply.The province of Alberta introduced legislation earlier this week to ban private, for-profit plasma collection clinics within its borders. Once the…
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

International Women's Day

With March 8 marking International Women's Day, I want to take a moment to salute women past and present who have played an integral part of building our country into the caring and compassionate land we call home.Women have fought…
The New Brunswick Union is pleased to continue to offer members, and their families, access to more than 250 online courses on a wide variety of topics ranging from leadership skills to handling hazardous materials to computer programs including Excel…
The New Brunswick Union board of directors has chosen the New Brunswick Association of Food Banks (NBAFB) as its charity of choice.For the next three years, the union will contribute $12,000 per year to the NBAFB to help with its…
As Conservation Officer Norman Bourque drove to the Acadian Peninsula to help with the devastation caused by the ice storm, he couldn't believe what he saw."I couldn't have imagined how bad it was," said Bourque, the second vice-president of the…
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Budget light on details

The budget tabled by the provincial government on Tuesday did not address important topics relevant to the members of the New Brunswick Union (NBU), including details regarding the extra-mural program, support for workers and consultation with labour on a variety…
Friday, February 3, 2017

The NBU supports CUBGW Local 325

The New Brunswick Union stands with its brothers and sisters in CUBGW Local 325 in its ongoing dispute with Molson Coors over the company's refusal to bargain a fair contract for its workers.Molson Coors is demanding major concessions at the…
The New Brunswick Union is encouraging all of its members to take part in Bell Let's Talk Day on Jan. 25, 2017.On Bell Let’s Talk Day, the company will donate five cents per every text, call, tweet, Instagram post, Facebook…
"Please understand that our government does not believe that the decision to consolidate services for the Maritime provinces in Dartmouth is safe or efficient." - Letter from former NB Premier Shawn Graham to Canadian Blood Services CEO Graham Sher, Telegraph-Journal,…
MacLean's magazine recently published an article regarding for-profit blood plasma clinic and the impact on the health care system.To read the full article, go online to: http://www.macleans.ca/society/what-a-blood-plasma-for-profit-clinic-means-for-public-heath-care/