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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Contract officially signed

The Administrative Assistants and Clerical and Regulatory components – represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU) – had their new collective agreement officially signed on June 21.The signing took place at Chancery Place in Fredericton. Representing the NBU were President…
“And I can guarantee you, right here today, that the small percentage of landlords who are trying to find loopholes to circumvent this system are not going to be successful.”This was the statement from Service New Brunswick Minister Mary Wilson…
The new collective agreement for the Resource Services component has officially been signed and is available on the New Brunswick Union website by clicking here.Several government ministers needed to sign the agreement, so we worked with government to make May…
Friday, June 10, 2022

June is Pride month

The New Brunswick Union (NBU) is proud to support and celebrate June as Pride Month for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people everywhere.“We believe in fairness and equality for all, those have always been hallmarks of the union movement,” said…
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Midterm Conference a success

The New Brunswick Union hosted its first Midterm Conference from June 2-4 in Fredericton with great success.The three days were packed with tremendous presentations from Dr. Brian Goldman, Olympian Heather Moyse, Dr. Matthew Hayes, Canadian Labour Congress Executive Vice-President Siobhán…
The New Brunswick Union (NBU) is pleased to announce SPCA Animal Protection Officers have successfully unionized.The NBU recently applied to the provincial Labour and Employment Board to become the official bargaining agent for the officers. The application was successful and…
Earlier this year, the New Brunswick Union asked members to submit videos and photos to help create a new commercial.We received a tremendous response, enough to create five 30-second spots that will begin airing shortly on CTV, CBC and Radio-Canada.“We…
The government of New Brunswick should follow the lead of municipalities regarding a pilot program for a four-day work week.Quispamsis began its pilot program May 1st and it will run for 24 weeks. The town of Sackville is also considering…
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…