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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…
The two attached fact sheets are in regard to the misinformation surrounding Bill 35.The first presents the issues we have with the bill and why it should not go forward as presently constructed. The second fact sheet provides some more…
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS), along with partners in each Atlantic province, released The Cost of Poverty in the Atlantic Provinces. The report provides the total cost of poverty in the Atlantic provinces, which ranges from $2…
“So far I’ve heard people say the status quo is fine, we just need to do the same thing that hasn’t worked - more and harder and I don’t think it’s a sensible policy approach, so I won’t be following…