News Releases
The New Brunswick Union is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2020 and its latest commercial showcases what is at the heart of the organization – its members.Throughout the 60-second spot, members are featured in their various jobs showing how from…
Thursday, January 2, 2020

Actions speak louder than words

The government of New Brunswick recently passed legislation to prevent nursing home workers’ right to strike in exchange for binding arbitration.The problem with this legislation are the provisions added to it that will tilt the arbitration process in favour of…
Monday, December 23, 2019

Happy Holidays from the NBU

With 2019 drawing to a close, the New Brunswick Union wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season.We hope everyone has some time to reflect on the year that was and make plans for 2020 to be even better.The New…
A recent piece of legislation introduced by the government will deny nursing home workers the right to strike in favour of binding arbitration.What’s different and problematic this time around, is the conditions government has placed on binding arbitration. Conditions that…
The New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes Inc. has come up with an innovative way to introduce the nursing home environment and career opportunities in the field to youth.It recently launched an online video game called Journey Through Carington House…
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Stand! In theatres Friday

On Friday, November 29, the movie musical Stand! will be released in Cineplex theatres to audiences across Canada.The movie, already called the “next Norma Rae,” is the result of a partnership between the labour movement in Canada and the United…
Each year the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) – of which the New Brunswick Union (NBU) is a member – awards six scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for all workers.The scholarships are available to…
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Selesse earns accolades

Roger Selesse, a New Brunswick Union member with the Resource Services component, has been named New Brunswick’s Wildlife Officer of the Year by the Shikar-Safari Club.The group honours conservation officers throughout Canada and the United States who show exemplary commitment…
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Thibodeau honoured for his work

Conservation Officer Bob Thibodeau was recently honoured for making his community a better place.Thibodeau, who has more than 25 years of service with the province, earned the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers awarded on behalf of the Governor General of Canada.The…
For 31 years, Denis Léger has been protecting New Brunswick’s forests and wildlife as a Conservation Officer.A member of the New Brunswick Union in the Resource Services component, Léger and his colleagues do tremendous work on behalf of the people…