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The provincial government can make a huge impact in the lives of New Brunswickers by enacting paid sick leave for all workers.The COVID-19 pandemic is not ending any time soon and we’re amid skyrocketing cases, many of which are in…
The New Brunswick Union (NBU) completely supports the New Brunswick Nurses Union (NBNU) as it heads back to the negotiating table with the provincial government.Members of the NBNU recently voted 92 per cent in favour of a strike action with…
A recent report from Brunswick News detailed how offload delays for paramedics tripled in 2021 as compared to the previous year.Offload delays is the time it takes for an ambulance to unload a patient in hospital. There are several factors…
Details matter and the recently released provincial health plan did not provide enough.The New Brunswick Union (NBU) has numerous concerns regarding what was released ranging from the effect it will have on paramedics, provincial labs, recruitment and retention efforts, among…
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…