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Every year, the New Brunswick Union offers eight scholarships and two bursaries of $500 each. The scholarships are for dependents of both NBU members and staff who will be or are currently attending a post-secondary education institution. The bursaries are…
The New Brunswick Union (NBU) is calling on the administrators of the New Brunswick Community College and the Collège Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick systems to implement a mandatory vaccination and COVID-19 testing policy for students.The NBU represents instructors, guidance counsellors, curriculum…
The bargaining team for Villa Chaleur has reached a tentative agreement with their employer on a new collective bargaining agreement.“We’re very pleased to have reached this point,” said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle. “The bargaining team has worked hard on behalf…
With wildfires burning in provinces across the country, New Brunswick’s Forest Rangers have been and continue to lend their expertise and manpower to quell the flames.Forest Rangers are represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU).Recently, 46 returned from fighting wildfires…
The New Brunswick Union (NBU) recently made its yearly donation of $12,000 to KidSport New Brunswick on behalf of its members.The not-for-profit organization provides financial assistance for registration fees and equipment to kids aged 18 and under. KidSport NB was…
Thursday, July 22, 2021

Lending a helping hand

A more than 12-hour stay at an Emergency Room is tough, add in a sick seven-month-old daughter and it’s not how anyone would want to spend a day.Tired, worried and exhausted are words that come to mind.However, Kay LeBlanc managed…
Throughout the province we’re witnessing our health care system at a crossroads.Emergency Room are reducing hours and closing on weekends. The system doesn’t have enough health care professionals to cover vacations, and many are in need of a break after…
In the wake of the sudden and tragic passing of former New Brunswick Union Vice-President Al Mullin earlier this year, his family has found a way to honour his memory and giving spirit.The first recipient of the Aloysius Mullin Scholarship…
A pilot-program in Iceland set up to test the pros and cons of a four-day work week has resulted in overwhelmingly positive results.Conducted between 2015-2019, about 2,500 workers worked between 35-36 hours per week rather than the traditional 40 hours…
Unprecedented. Uncertain. Challenging. New Normal. Social Distancing. Isolation. Lockdown.These are just some of the words and terms that have quickly taken on new meaning for all of us. They have become part of our regular vocabulary as we continue to…