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Loch Lomond Villa reaches tentative agreement

9 / 28 / 2020

Members of the Loch Lomond Villa bargaining team have reached a tentative deal with their employer.The group, represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU), came to agreement on Sunday, Sept. 27."Both sides worked hard to come to this point, now it's up to the membership to determine the next step,” said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle.The last contract expired on Oct. 15, 2016.The members work in a variety of roles at the Saint John-based nursing home including resident attendants, licensed practical...

NBU and NUPGE make donation to Ability NB

9 / 25 / 2020

The New Brunswick Union (NBU) and the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) recently made a joint $10,000 donation to Ability NB.The process was started when NUPGE offered all of its components, of which the NBU is one, $0.50 per member to give to a charity of its choice as for pandemic relief efforts.The NBU board of directors voted to match the amount donated by NUPGE and round the figure up to $10,000. The board also chose Ability...

Respectful negotiations top priority

9 / 16 / 2020

The people of New Brunswick have spoken with Monday’s election results.Premier Blaine Higgs and the Progressive Conservative Party won a majority government. The New Brunswick Union offers its congratulations to the Premier and his team.Now it’s time to move forward with the work of government. For the NBU, this means we will be heading to the negotiating table soon as many of our contracts have expired or will be in the near future.As always, we’re prepared to enter into fair...

Election Scorecard

9 / 11 / 2020

The following is a scorecard regarding certain issues our members have identified as important relating to the NBU and labour in general. We encourage all members to read the party platforms in full.  

Labour Day is a time to reflect and relax

9 / 4 / 2020

We have faced a difficult year and it’s not over.A global pandemic and civil unrest throughout the world continue, while here in our province we’re faced with going to the polls for an election most New Brunswickers didn’t want.However, this Labour Day I encourage you to spend the time thinking positively. Our province fared extremely well during the first wave of COVID-19 because of the sacrifices and hard work of people like you.Many experts are predicting our economy is recovering...

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