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Instructors at the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick voted in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement on Tuesday.A tentative deal had been reached on May 3.The bargaining component – represented by the New Brunswick Union – voted in favour of…
Earlier this week, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) presented the NB Association of Food Banks (NBAFB) with a cheque for $12,000.The donation was part of the NBU’s commitment to helping New Brunswickers through its charity of choice – the NBAFB.…
Instructors working in the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) 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 May 3,…
Last week, the government of British Columbia introduced the Voluntary Blood Donations Act to help protect Canada’s national voluntary blood and plasma collection system.In a press release, it states, “No paid plasma collection clinics are operating in British Columbia. This…
Members of the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) Instructors group represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU) and officials from NBCC officially signed a new collective agreement on Tuesday, April 24.The five-year and three-month agreement dates back to May 1,…
A little more than one year ago, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) board of directors chose the New Brunswick Association of Food Banks (NBAFB) as its charity of choice.This meant, for the next three years, the union will contribute $12,000…
Sixty-six kilometres. If a person wishing to work as a school psychologist drove this distance beginning in Moncton and stopping in Amherst, Nova Scotia the difference in their profession would be immense. On the New Brunswick side the caseload is…
Last week the National Executive Board of Unifor announced that Unifor was, effective immediately, disaffiliating from the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is deeply disappointed in this decision and is concerned about…
With the September election approaching, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) approached University of New Brunswick at Saint John political science professor J.P. Lewis for his preliminary take on a few issues. According to the UNB website, "[Lewis] research interests are…
With the province introducing amendments to the Employment Standards Act concerning domestic, intimate partner or sexual violence leave and currently consulting stakeholders after which regulatory changes will be made based on feedback, the New Brunswick Union (NBU) has several suggestions…