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Cannabis NB employees attempt to unionize at two stores

1 / 18 / 2019

On behalf of the employees at the Cannabis NB stores in Campbellton and Miramichi, the New Brunswick Union has applied to NB Labour and Employment Board to become the official bargaining agent for those two groups.The application was submitted on Jan. 17, 2019.“The majority of the employees at those two stores signed cards with us indicating they wanted to become unionized,” said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle. “We respect their rights and went forward with the application.”The NBU has cards signed...

What is the Corporate Image?

1 / 9 / 2019

In recent weeks some former employees of Cannabis NB have been in contact with the New Brunswick Union regarding their recent termination.Among the reasons given is they didn’t reflect the corporate image of Cannabis NB or they were not an organizational fit. This is concerning on many levels, but the most obvious is the complete lack of clarity.The terms “corporate image” and “organizational fit” are vague at best. The “corporate image” statement is really nothing more than a buzz term...

Helping others this holiday season

12 / 21 / 2018

The holiday season is a good time to reflect on what’s important in our lives.We’re all grateful for our family, friends and the time we get to share together. We’re also thankful for those people who do their part to make the world a better place.This year, we had the good fortune at the New Brunswick Union (NBU) to be introduced to one such person – Lorraine Cochrane.Each year the NBU donates $12,000 to its charity of choice on behalf...

Women’s committee gives back

12 / 20 / 2018

The New Brunswick Union’s (NBU) Women’s Committee recently made a large donation to the Food Depot Alimentaire Inc. - a non-profit chairty - in Moncton on behalf of NBU members.Women’s Committee chair Sylvia Melanson made the donation – consisting of more than $750 in socks, underwear and personal hygiene products - along with NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle earlier this week. The items will be distributed throuhout the province.The money raised to purchase the items came from various fundraising initiatives done...

Back-to-work legislation not fair in Canada Post situation

11 / 29 / 2018

The New Brunswick Union supports the men and women of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) in their efforts to get a fair contract.Earlier this week, both the House of Commons and the Senate voted in favour of a back-to-work legislation that would force Postal workers back to work, ending their rotating strikes.By forcing CUPW members back to work, the federal government has made it more difficult for the employees to get a fair deal as Canada Post now...

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