Union activists gather to develop skills and learn from experts.
Fredericton (04 May 2016) — The New Brunswick Union (NBU/NUPGE) held a successful Union Activists training conference from April 29–30.
NUPGE National President addresses NBU activists
About 100 union activists from across the province took part in the training that featured James Clancy, National President of the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE), as a guest speaker. Other speakers included workplace consultant Sally Wells and former human resources director for Horizon Health Leslie Reid.
In addition to the guest speakers, participants had the opportunity to hear several NBU/NUPGE labour relations officers speak on a wide range of topics.
"Our activists are an extremely important piece of what we do and how we do it," said Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President. "We're proud of the way they conduct their business in the workplace and this conference was a way to acknowledge their hard work and provide them with more training and resources."
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 360,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. NUPGE