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NUPGE to host online concert April 2

3 / 30 / 2020

The stress of overwork or isolation due to the COVID-19 is testing many of us. One way people have been reaching out for comfort and connection (virtually, of course) has been through music. As trade unionists, songs of solidarity and protest are part of our history. They remain important to our movement today.Artist community hit hard by COVID-19One of the sectors that has been hard hit through this worldwide epidemic is the entertainment industry. Artists are doing their part do...

NBU urges people to go online for Service NB

3 / 24 / 2020

The New Brunswick Union is urging people who are going to access one of the nine open Service New Brunswick centres in person to consider all other options before entering.The NBU represents many of the people working at Service NB.“For the safety of those working at the centres we’re urging people to stay away unless it is absolutely necessary,” said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle. “The best solution during this global crisis is to stay home, so if you don’t need...

SPECIAL UPDATE FROM YOUR BOARD OF TRUSTEES IN WAKE OF COVID-19 OUTBREAK

3 / 20 / 2020

Your Board of Trustees met for their regularly scheduled quarterly meeting on March 18, 2020. In respecting the advice of the Chief Medical Officer and Department of Health, we chose to practice social distancing by meeting through online video link. We met with Vestcor, the NBPSPP’s investment manager and administration services provider, and carefully reviewed the steps each are taking to support our Plan through these types of events. In addition, we met with the Plan’s actuary, Morneau Shepell, to review...

Message to MSP and SHCP from the NBU re: COVID-19

3 / 19 / 2020

First and foremost I want to express gratitude and thanks on behalf of all members and staff of the New Brunswick Union to those of you in the healthcare sector.Your work is of the utmost importance at any time, but the global pandemic we’re experiencing with COVID-19 reinforces your value.Your dedication and commitment to your fellow New Brunswickers is nothing short of amazing.The New Brunswick Union is here to support you in any way we can. We recently signed a...

Message from NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle re: COVID-19

3 / 17 / 2020

As our province deals with the global pandemic of COVID-19, it becomes clear with each passing day that we are in unprecedented territory.In order for our province to get through this, we need to continue to listen to our healthcare experts and work together.As it stands, some of you are continuing to report to work, some are working from home and others are at home waiting further instructions. Everyone is continuing to be paid.As the situation with COVID-19 continues, our...

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