The New Brunswick Union has reached a fifth tentative agreement for one of its bargaining components.
Fredericton (29 July 2015) — Members of the New Brunswick Union who work in education have negotiated a new collective agreement. The bargaining units represented at negotiations were the Education Part I (Non-Instructional), New Brunwick Community College Education (Consultation and Development) and Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick Éducation (Consultation et Élaboration). The bargaining team met with representatives from the provincial government over several days to reach an agreement.
Bargaining concludes for education workers in New Brunswick with new agreement
The tentative agreement was reached on July 22. The NBU/NUPGE will present the deal to members, answer questions and hold a ratification vote.
"The negotiating team did a great job and put in some very long hours," said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle. "Like all negotiations, there was give and take. We will present this deal to the members and look forward to hearing their opinions."
NBU/NUPGE members who work in Resource Services, Clerical and Regulatory, Specialized Health Care Professionals, and the Professional Services for Students in the Public School System reached tentative agreements earlier this summer and three components have ratified contracts.
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