We are all delighted that classes will resume at UNB Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 as a result of an agreement yesterday between the university and the AUNBT. We will deploy all of the university’s resources to help everyone with the transition back to classes.  There will be many questions about a variety of subjects, perhaps… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) has posted the latest financial offer to the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers as part of its negotiations towards a new collective agreement: Maintaining competitive salaries: New financial offer and what it means.  The offer was presented just before Christmas. Please continue to visit unb.ca/labour for information… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick and the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers (AUNBT) are pleased to announce that the tentative agreement to convert the existing academic employee pension plan (AEPP) to a shared risk plan (SRP) has now been ratified. In September 2012, UNB and the AUNBT set up a joint working group… Read More »

On September 11, 2013, Canadian historian and University of New Brunswick Professor David Frank presented Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Danny Soucy with copies of his recently published book, Provincial Solidarities: A History of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour. Dr. Frank’s book was recently reviewed by Lori Gallagher of The Daily Gleaner. The New… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick has collective bargaining relationships with four different unions, amounting to six separate collective agreements. Negotiations are a routine part of the life cycle of collective agreements.  Almost all universities across Canada have collective agreements with their faculty and/or staff and, at any given time, at least one is engaged in… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick and the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers have agreed to binding arbitration as they negotiate the final issues in reaching a first collective agreement for UNB’s nearly 550 contract academic instructors and librarians. UNB and the AUNBT have agreed that the matter will be heard by a three-person… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick and the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers have achieved significant progress in negotiations for a new collective agreement with UNB’s 600 full-time academic employees, by agreeing to treat the upcoming conciliation board report as binding. On Feb. 18, 2010, the New Brunswick Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and… Read More »

The Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers and the University of New Brunswick continue talks to conclude a new collective agreement for UNB’s 600 full-time academic employees. On April 19, the parties reached agreement on a number of outstanding issues, including the elimination of mandatory retirement. They have further agreed to continue negotiations on… Read More »

Representatives of the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers (AUNBT) and the University of New Brunswick continue to negotiate for an eleventh collective agreement for UNB’s approximately 600 full-time teachers, researchers and librarians. On Feb. 18, 2010, the New Brunswick Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour announced the formation of a conciliation board… Read More »

The Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers (AUNBT) and the University of New Brunswick continue to negotiate for a first collective agreement for UNB’s nearly 550 contract academic instructors and librarians. Negotiations have resulted in agreement on several issues while others remain outstanding. Both parties wish to continue discussions. On Feb. 5, 2010 the… Read More »

Representatives of the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers (AUNBT) and the University of New Brunswick continue to negotiate for an eleventh collective agreement for UNB’s approximately 600 full-time teachers, researchers and librarians. On Jan. 11, 2010, the Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour appointed a conciliator, at the request of both the… Read More »

Representatives of the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers and the University of New Brunswick have been negotiating since June 2009 for an eleventh collective agreement for UNB’s approximately 600 full-time teachers, researchers and librarians. The previous collective agreement, which was for the period July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2009, remains in effect.… Read More »