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Contract officially signed

6 / 21 / 2022

The Administrative Assistants and Clerical and Regulatory components – represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU) – had their new collective agreement officially signed on June 21.The signing took place at Chancery Place in Fredericton. Representing the NBU were President Susie Proulx-Daigle, Executive Director Leigh Sprague and members of the bargaining team Andreé Beaulieu Sirois, Kevin Langlais, Mark Harrigan, Denise Richard, Kelly Hamill, Theresa Bird and Sylvia Melanson.Representing government were Ministers Ernie Steeves, Bill Hogan and Mary Wilson.Members had voted...

Guarantees don’t mean much with current government

6 / 16 / 2022

“And I can guarantee you, right here today, that the small percentage of landlords who are trying to find loopholes to circumvent this system are not going to be successful.”This was the statement from Service New Brunswick Minister Mary Wilson during question period on May 10, 2022. Fast forward just over a month and her guarantee is already void. It aged as well as the promise by Health Minister Dorothy Shephard for everyone to have a family doctor in six...

Resource Services contract signed

6 / 13 / 2022

The new collective agreement for the Resource Services component has officially been signed and is available on the New Brunswick Union website by clicking here.Several government ministers needed to sign the agreement, so we worked with government to make May 19 – the date of the first minister’s signature – the official signing date.This is important as government has 90 days from signing to process retroactive payments for back pay for current members. Former members must apply for retroactive payments...

June is Pride month

6 / 10 / 2022

The New Brunswick Union (NBU) is proud to support and celebrate June as Pride Month for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people everywhere.“We believe in fairness and equality for all, those have always been hallmarks of the union movement,” said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle. “We work tirelessly to make sure workers rights and human rights are upheld. We support Pride Month as it honours the hard-fought gains made by the 2SLGBTQ+ community.”The NBU encourages its members to take part in...

Midterm Conference a success

6 / 8 / 2022

The New Brunswick Union hosted its first Midterm Conference from June 2-4 in Fredericton with great success.The three days were packed with tremendous presentations from Dr. Brian Goldman, Olympian Heather Moyse, Dr. Matthew Hayes, Canadian Labour Congress Executive Vice-President Siobhán Vipond, National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) President Larry Brown and NUPGE Secretary Treasurer Bert Blundon.In addition to the guest speakers, staff members IT Officer Henry MacAulay, Executive Director Leigh Sprague and Coordinating Labour Relations Officers Chris MacLellan...

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