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Temporary Labour Relations Position – Filled

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWe are pleased to announce that Ralph Johnson has accepted the temporary Labour Relations Officer position, beginning on August 31, 2015. Ralph has been a Registered Nurse since 1985 and a long time Union activist. His Union work includes, but is not limited to: Local President and Local Vice-President of the Saint John Regional Hospital local, Vice-President and Secretary Treasurer of NBNU,

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Canada’s Premiers Stand with Canada’s Nurses

Canada’s Premiers Stand with Canada’s Nurses in Calling for Federal Government to Increase Health Transfer Payments: Federal share should be a minimum of 25% say Premiers and nurses   July 17, 2015 (St. John’s) – Canada’s Premiers strongly support Canada’s nurses’ call for the federal government to commit to increase the Canada Health Transfer to

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Nurses call for a health human resources plan as nursing supply declines for the first time in two decades

June 23, 2015 (Ottawa) – For the first time in two decades, more regulated nurses left their profession than entered it, according to the latest regulated nursing workforce data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). In 2014, the supply of regulated nurses declined by 0.3% over the previous year. The decline occurred because

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