UTE Local 60005 - On Thursday, June 13th, UTE local 60005 along with other locals and other unions in Saint John organized a march to Conservative MP Rob Moore's office. Present at this march, was UTE National President, Bob Campbell who addressed the crowd of approx. 100 union members.
The New Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL) held it's 51st convention in Saint John in May 2013. PSAC National president, Robyn Benson was among the guests speakers and took the opportunity to cover a bit of history on the 100th anniversary of this labour movement.
Some members from the Greater Moncton Human Rights committee participated recently in a fundraising activity of the CNIB* where they experienced exceptional food, education and enjoyed a unique dining experience where they were blindfolded giving them the opportunity to rely solely on their sense of touch, taste and smell.
When an opportunity presents itself to lobby an MP, members need to be ready to take it and this is exactly what UNDE 60303 Local President Morris Shannon and his component RVP, Daniel Frost, did when they were presented with an opportunity to meet with NDP Defense Critic, Jack Harris, while he was in Moncton on other business.