"This is a great day for our members. They have worked hard to arrive at this deal and we're proud of this achievement." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
Fredericton (23 August 2016) — Members of the New Brunswick Union (NBU/NUPGE) working in information technology at the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) signed their first collective agreement during a ceremony in Fredericton on August 16.
Historic day for IT workers
The agreement is for 5 years and 3 months beginning March 1, 2014 and ending May 31, 2019.
"This is a great day for our members," said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle. "They have worked hard to arrive at this deal and we're proud of this achievement."
Members of the group work in the various NBCC campuses throughout the province in several roles, including information technology technicians, application administrators, help desk analysts, analysts, technicians, administrators and managers.
A total of 19 groups represented by the NBU/NUPGE have either reached a tentative agreement, ratified a deal, or officially signed a new contract in the past 12 months.
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