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The latest television ad created by the New Brunswick Union highlights the member who help produce some of the best beer in the world.Employees of Moosehead Breweries are featured in the spot which corresponds with the 150th anniversary of the…
Recent announcements from the provincial government regarding health care are troubling.Our elected officials have privatized the management of Tele-Care and Extra-Mural programs while dismantling the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health.In all cases, the political reasoning has been…
The changes to the province's Extra-Mural program have united both professionals who provide the service and the patients who receive the care.The province recently announced Medavie would take over management of the service. The contract is for 10-years and has…
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Two groups sign first contracts

The two newest groups to join the New Brunswick Union officially signed first contracts on Wednesday.Members of the Mount Saint Joseph Nursing Home and the Miramichi Senior Citizens Home components each signed one-year agreements with the respective employers.The contracts run…
The instructors of the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design have agreed to a new contract with their employer.The group is represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU).The deal is for five years and three months years and will…
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

PAY EQUITY JOB EVALUATION STUDY

 PAY_EQUITY_JOB_EVALUATION_STUDY download   PAY EQUITY JOB EVALUATION STUDY NEW BRUNSWICK UNION OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EMPLOYEES & THE GOVERNMENT OF NEW BRUNSWICK QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE   What is Pay Equity?   Pay Equity is based on the principle that…
Canada’s unions are celebrating the adoption of Bill C-4, legislation that repeals the former Conservative government’s controversial anti-union Bills C-377 and C-525.“Our affiliates and labour activists across the country have organized and campaigned against these bills from the beginning, and…
Thursday, June 8, 2017

Generational change and unions

The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE), of which NBU is a component, is conducting research into what generational change means for unions and the labour movement in Canada.The research will begin with a short survey of members…
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Ridiculous

Ridiculous.It's the word used by Canadian Plasma Resources CEO Barzin Bahardoust in an article published in the Telegraph-Journal on May 27, 2017.He used it while discussing whether or not his clinic - which will pay people to donate their blood…
During the past few weeks, a lot of attention has been paid to the rising costs of assessment premiums New Brunswick businesses will pay to fund WorkSafeNB. Employers pay the rate - currently at $1.48 per $100 of payroll -…