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Scholarship and bursary applications due by Sept. 30

9 / 20 / 2017

The deadline to apply for New Brunswick Union scholarships and bursaries is Sept. 30.For those interested in applying, the forms can be found under the Members Services portion of the website www.nbu.ca or by clicking here.Please note, in order to access the forms you must be logged into the website. Should you have any difficulty logging in, please contact our IT officer Henry MacAulay (henry@nbu.ca).

Privatization of Extra-Mural program riddled with questions

9 / 18 / 2017

The changes to the province's Extra-Mural program have united both professionals who provide the service and the patients who receive the care.The province recently announced Medavie would take over management of the service. The contract is for 10-years and has a maximum value of about $4.4 million per year.The New Brunswick Union represents respiratory therapists, speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers and dieticians who work in the program. Their concerns mirror those of the New Brunswick Senior Citizens...

Two groups sign first contracts

8 / 16 / 2017

The two newest groups to join the New Brunswick Union officially signed first contracts on Wednesday.Members of the Mount Saint Joseph Nursing Home and the Miramichi Senior Citizens Home components each signed one-year agreements with the respective employers.The contracts run until Aug. 16, 2018."We're very pleased these two groups have signed their first contracts," said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle. "Both sides have worked hard during the bargaining process and should be commended."The contracts are unique as it's the first time...

Craft and Design Instructors agree to new deal

6 / 30 / 2017

The instructors of the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design have agreed to a new contract with their employer.The group is represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU).The deal is for five years and three months years and will become official once its signed."The bargaining team on both sides should be congratulated for coming to an agreement on a fair and equitable contract for both sides," said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle.Members of this group provide excellent instruction to their...

PAY EQUITY JOB EVALUATION STUDY

6 / 27 / 2017

 PAY_EQUITY_JOB_EVALUATION_STUDY download   PAY EQUITY JOB EVALUATION STUDY NEW BRUNSWICK UNION OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EMPLOYEES & THE GOVERNMENT OF NEW BRUNSWICK QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE   What is Pay Equity?   Pay Equity is based on the principle that wages should reflect the value of the job regardless of whether it is a male or female doing the job.   Certain jobs which have been traditionally performed by women may have been undervalued and paid less simply because these jobs were held by women. The Pay Equity Act, 2009...

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