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The collapse of British company Carillion - a major contractor in public-private-partnerships (P3s) - could cost thousands their jobs and casts even more doubt on the value of P3s, outsourcing and privatization.The company crumbled under the weight of about $2.6…
The coming weeks will be key in coming to an informed opinion on the 2018-19 budget as details were scarce in the announcement made by Finance Minister Cathy Rogers on Tuesday.While spending will increase in healthcare, education and tourism, exactly…
Opportunities to make positive changes to our province will be plentiful in 2018 for the New Brunswick Union (NBU) and its members.Here are three issues members have identified as important for the union to take on, not to mention those…
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Happy holidays from the NBU

The holiday season is a great time to spend with friends and family and enjoy some much deserved rest.The board and staff of the New Brunswick Union want to wish everyone in the province a safe and happy holidays.We're fortunate…
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Medavie deal cause for concern

Capacity and transparency. Both are words that have been thrown around a lot in the debate surrounding the privatization of management of the Extra-Mural Program (EMP). Recent stories in the Telegraph-Journal highlight how both those words ring hollow when coming…
Members of the NBCC Educational (Instructional)bargaining group - who are represented by the New Brunswick Union - voted in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement on Thursday, Nov. 30."We're pleased our members have accepted this new agreement," said New…
The New Brunswick Union (NBU) is pleased the provincial government has agreed to follow Auditor General (AGNB) Kim MacPherson's recommendation and scrap plans for an independent agency to oversee property tax assessments in New Brunswick.The recommendation was contained in the…
The instructors of the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design have officially signed a new contract with their employer.The group is represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU)."I want to thank the negotiating team on both sides for their…
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Tentative agreement reached with NBCC

Instructors working in the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) system and their employer have reached a tentative deal on a new collective bargaining agreement.The instructors are members of the New Brunswick Union (NBU).The tentative deal was reached on Nov. 15."It's…
The New Brunswick Union is pleased to see the provincial government has committed to bring forth changes to the Industrial Relations Act to usher in First Contract Arbitration.As it currently stands, arbitrations are not available to unions seeking a first…