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Provincial government and six CUPE locals ratify new five-year agreements

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 04:01
Six of the seven CUPE bargaining units in Parts I, II and III of the Public Service have ratified new five-year agreements with the provincial government.

Positive second-quarter results driven by high own-source revenue and federal transfers

Tue, 11/16/2021 - 02:22
The provincial government’s second-quarter results for the 2021-22 fiscal year show a $89.1 million surplus compared to the budgeted deficit of $244.8 million.

Schools set to reopen Monday, other services returning to normal

Sun, 11/14/2021 - 03:54
New Brunswick students will return to class on Monday, Nov. 15, and other services will return to normal as soon as possible after the provincial government reached tentative agreements with seven local bargaining units represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) on Saturday.

Tentative agreements reached with CUPE

Sat, 11/13/2021 - 12:37
The provincial government has reached tentative collective agreements with the seven local bargaining units represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) in Parts I, II and III of the public service.

Amendments introduced to make access to information requests more efficient

Wed, 11/10/2021 - 04:39
Amendments to the Right to Information and Protection of Privacy Act were introduced today that would make access to information more efficient for those making the requests and for the public bodies responding to them.

Government offer includes sustainable pension for all CUPE 2745 and CUPE 1253 employees

Mon, 11/08/2021 - 08:09
The provincial government’s offer to the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) would ensure that all CUPE 2745 and CUPE 1253 employees, including part-time workers who do not work sufficient hours to qualify for the existing plans, have better access to a sustainable, long-term pension plan.

Health-care workers return to work / Government offer to CUPE members includes average 15% pay increase and average $7,000 retro pay

Sat, 11/06/2021 - 08:34
Health care and laundry workers in CUPE 1252, CUPE 1190 and CUPE 1251 have returned to work today.

Government offers CUPE 15 per cent over five years, takes action to stabilize health-care sector

Fri, 11/05/2021 - 09:35
The provincial government has offered wage increases of 15 per cent over five years, which includes a wage adjustment, to seven of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) locals representing nearly 20,000 employees in the civil service, schools, and the health-care system. These increases would be retroactive to the end of each contract, which means, on average, this would amount to $7,000 in retroactive pay.

Provincewide service disruptions continue due to CUPE strike

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 08:30
The strike by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) continues to have an impact across the province in health, education, transportation, laundry, correctional services and other areas.

CUPE strike impacts services across the province

Mon, 11/01/2021 - 08:39
The strike by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is affecting provincial government services in a variety of sectors, most notably in education and health.

CUPE strikes in healthcare system expand to circuit breaker regions of province

Sun, 10/31/2021 - 06:59
Strike action from the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has expanded to Moncton, Saint John and Campbellton hospitals, all of which are in vulnerable COVID-19 circuit breaker regions of the province.

Government taking action to ensure stability for student learning during CUPE strike

Sun, 10/31/2021 - 03:30
To provide stability to students, parents and guardians over the coming days, government has locked out all non-designated employees in CUPE locals 1253 and 2745 today, which include custodians, bus drivers, school library assistants and administrative support, and a number of educational assistants.

CUPE strike impacts delivery of health services and pandemic response

Sat, 10/30/2021 - 08:20
The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is continuing to take strike action, impacting the delivery of health services in regions across the province.

CUPE strike affects daily lives of New Brunswickers

Fri, 10/29/2021 - 08:28
The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has gone on strike. The strike, which comes after an impasse at the bargaining table earlier this week, is currently affecting schools, correctional facilities, ferries and adult and child protection services provided by social workers. Additional effects across other sectors could occur in the coming days.

Status update on negotiations with CUPE

Thu, 10/28/2021 - 09:24
Negotiations with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have reached an impasse, with the union demanding annual wage increases of three per cent over a four-year period. CUPE threatened on Wednesday to take strike action.

New Brunswick will not adopt new federal passive income measures for businesses

Sun, 10/24/2021 - 06:40
As announced in the 2019-20 budget, the provincial government will not adopt a recent federal measure related to passive income that would have a negative impact on New Brunswick small businesses.

REVISED / Government, CUPE to return to bargaining table

Fri, 10/22/2021 - 09:15
The provincial government will return to the bargaining table with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) on Sunday, Oct. 24, with the assistance of a mediator.

REVISED / Government, CUPE to return to bargaining table

Fri, 10/22/2021 - 09:15
The provincial government will return to the bargaining table with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) on Sunday, Oct. 24, with the assistance of a mediator.

One-time federal support drives surplus

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 04:11
The provincial government’s audited financial statements for the 2020-21 fiscal year shows a $408.5 million surplus, and a reduction in the province’s net debt.

One-time federal support drives surplus

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 04:11
The provincial government’s audited financial statements for the 2020-21 fiscal year shows a $408.5 million surplus, and a reduction in the province’s net debt.

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