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New Brunswickers are currently watching a labour dispute play out in the Hartland area.Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1288P working at Covered Bridge Potato Chips have been in a legal position to strike since June. Approximately…
Members of the Loch Lomond Villa component officially signed their new contract on Monday, marking the first group represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU) to do so in 2016.The bargaining team had agreed to a tentative agreement with the…
Thursday, January 7, 2016

What to expect in 2016

The next 12 months will see the New Brunswick Union (NBU) continue to improve upon the gains made in 2015.Below are areas the union will continue to work diligently on while also providing a brief summary of the activities of…
Tuesday, January 5, 2016

NBU makes donation to pay equity

The New Brunswick Union (NBU) recently donated $8,522 - $1 per member - to support pay equity in New Brunswick. "We encourage everyone to join us so that more and more people will obtain equal pay for work of equal…
A new collective agreement has been reached between members of the Loch Lomond Villa bargaining group represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU) and the employer.The bargaining team had previously reached a tentative deal on Nov. 20. The ratification vote…
Thursday, December 17, 2015

APSEA members ratify contract

Members of the Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority (APSEA) bargaining group represented by the New Brunswick Union have voted in favour of ratifying their new collective agreement.The group had previously negotiated a tentative agreement with the employer pending a vote…
Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Scholarship winners announced

The New Brunswick Union (NBU) recently awarded several scholarships to members and their children. The full list of recipients is below. For more information about scholarships and bursaries available through the NBU click here (http://www.nbu.ca/en/member-services/education-programs): Phillip D. Saab Memorial ScholarshipEmilie…
The provincial government recently released a list of choices its considering as part of the Strategic Program Review to find $500-600 million through changes, efficiencies, cuts and increased revenues. Among the choices are privatizing custodial services, outsourcing highway maintenance, monetizing…
Members of the Professional Services for Students in the Public School System (PSPS) bargaining component represented by the New Brunswick Union (NBU) and the officials from the provincial government officially signed a new collective agreement on Tuesday, Dec. 1.The five-year…
Members of the Engineering and Field bargaining group - who are represented by the New Brunswick Union - voted in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement on Wednesday, Nov. 25.Previously - after several days of negotiations - the Engineering…