NBUPPE

"After much hard work and consideration, we are proud to have this modern visual identity to represent our union. The new tagline — Unions for public good — sums up our mission: Unions coming together to make things better for all of us. That's what we, and our 425,000 members, do every day." — Bert Blundon, NUPGE President

(2023-01-22)Read more

"We're thrilled with the success of this conference. The feedback we're hearing is that participants didn't want the sessions to end and want a longer conference next time. In our books, that's a great indication for future conferences." ― Bert Blundon, NUPGE President

(2022-11-29)Read more

"Different appears to mean not respecting workers’ rights, and trying to break our health care system all while hoarding money sent from Ottawa to help the people of this province."  — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

(2022-11-29)Read more

In the immediate aftermath of the storm hitting Atlantic Canada, NUPGE issued a statement of solidarity and extended condolences to all who have suffered loss and damage. NUPGE called on the federal government to immediately step forward and commit to helping the people of the Atlantic provinces rebuild. Yesterday, the federal government announced an aid package.

(2022-10-05)Read more

NUPGE is horrified by the damage by tropical storm Fiona and pledge solidarity and support. It is also thanking first responders and NUPGE members (NAPE, NBU, NSGEU, PEIUPSE) for stepping forward to assist. And it calls on the federal government to commit to helping the people of the Atlantic provinces rebuild.

(2022-09-25)Read more

“Sydney is a very deserving recipient, and we wish her continued success as she moves forward in her academic career." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

(2022-07-05)Read more

    “Our members have been on the front lines battling the pandemic on behalf of their colleagues, friends and family. The last 2 years have been difficult for everyone, but to see NBU/NUPGE members rise to the challenge each day is remarkable and inspiring.” — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

    (2022-02-14)Read more

    “This program is a great start as it will help reduce the stigma and stresses students may have. Menstrual products can be costly, so this also helps alleviate some financial pressure, and will allow students to focus on learning.” — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

    (2022-01-14)Read more

    “This donation comes at a crucial time when demand for our services is high. The NBU and NUPGE are working with us to make sure New Brunswickers with a mobility disability have the supports and tools they need to live safely and independently through the pandemic.” — Haley Flaro, Ability NB

    (2021-10-19)Read more

    "Congratulations to all the winners of our 2021 scholarships. All entries were excellent and showcased the impressive abilities and wide interests of Canadian students. We wish the winners and entrants the best of luck as they pursue their education and eventual careers.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

    (2021-10-07)Read more

    According to the report, it is likely that service has suffered because the private company managing the ambulance service is able to increase its profits by leaving paramedic positions vacant.

    (2020-10-28)Read more

    The current COVID-19 pandemic has made the need to ban this practice, both in New Brunswick and nationwide, even more apparent.

    (2020-07-03)Read more

    “The economy is gradually re-opening now, but it will take years to rebuild the quantity of work back up to a level that fully occupies Canadian workers. And at the same time, we need to repair some obvious and damaging flaws in the quality of work, if we want that reopening to last and succeed.” — Jim Stanford, labour economist

    (2020-06-11)Read more

    “The issue of child care is this generation’s medicare story, and we’ve got to get it done.” — Armine Yalnizyan

    (2020-05-28)Read more

    The assertion that workers are lazy or don’t want to do their jobs flies directly in the face of the tremendous work we’ve seen done during this pandemic.

    (2020-05-04)Read more

    “We’re extremely lucky to have people with this level of expertise in our province. And we wish them safe travels as they embark on this difficult task.” ― Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President 

    (2020-02-07)Read more

    “For half a century we’ve been helping New Brunswickers in their daily lives and in some of their biggest life moments.” ― Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President 

    (2020-02-06)Read more

    NBU/NUPGE encourages instructors to reach out to discuss joining the NBU/NUPGE so they will have someone standing up for them and defending their rights in the workplace.

    (2019-07-08)Read more

    So, to Finance Minister Steeves and Premier Higgs, the NBU/NUPGE is willing to work with you, but that requires meaningful dialogue and a willingness to compromise not just on the union's part, but on the government's as well. — New Brunswick Union 

    (2019-03-20)Read more

    “It was a total team effort. It’s very exciting for a group to negotiate and get its first contract completed." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

    (2019-03-05)Read more