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.
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.
One of the more disturbing findings of the Auditor General’s report is that even when it was clear that privatization was more expensive the government still privatized highway maintenance work.
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
“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
Members of the NBU/NUPGE care about their work and their fellow New Brunswickers.
The professionals working at Orchard View ensure those residing at the long-term care facility receive the best care possible in a safe and welcoming environment.
We encourage all Cannabis NB employees to explore their options and determine what is right for themselves and their colleagues.
“As movements who have a long history of interdependence, the LGBTQ+ and union movements are intertwined in our projects of obtaining equity and justice." — Zivi Richard, President of River of Pride
The NBU/NUPGE supports this move by government. Once it becomes official, it will mark 2 years that the union has been pushing for these changes.
Response times, compliance records and financial statements don't sound like intellectual property, but it is information New Brunswickers should be able to access. This way, they can understand if the service is being run properly.
Each year, the 390,000-member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers scholarships hat reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for workers.
"The need is even greater this time of year as so many have lost everything during the recent floods.” — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
"I want to thank the members of the bargaining team for their hard work and dedication throughout the process." —Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
"If 1,000 of our members did this, it would equal $25,000 to NBAFB." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
NBU/NUPGE has brought this issue forward to the government on numerous occasions. It's not difficult to understand, if people are drastically overworked and underpaid, attracting and retaining skilled professionals will be difficult.
See what J.P. Lewis, professor of political science at the University of NB has to say about the upcoming provincial election.
"In terms of the privatization of management of the Extra-Mural Program, we don't feel government listened to the people." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
Privatization, equality rights, and good jobs are front-and-centre for NBU/NUPGE this year.
The contract will be presented to NBU/NUPGE members working as instructors in the community college sector.