Who is CUPE 4848?
We are the Paramedics and Dispatchers that work for Ambulance New Brunswick. We are here to protect and offer Emergency and Non Emergency care to anyone in New Brunswick.
CUPE Local 4848 is a sub-local of CUPE 1252. CUPE 1252 or the New Brunswick Council of Hospital Unions. 1252 is the registered bargaining agent for CUPE Local 4848.
CUPE local 4848 has been given the autonomy to deal with issues directly with Ambulance New Brunswick.
What is a CUPE Local?
The local is you and your co-workers. It’s the employees from a specific employer or workplace.
There are more than 2,650 CUPE locals across Canada. Nearly every community in the country has one or more CUPE locals.
Members decide for themselves how to run their local union. Locals set their own bargaining demands, work with the national representative to negotiate their collective agreement, handle grievances with employers, and decide what issues the members want to support.
Sisters and brothers, Another winter has passed us by and we are getting ready for the summer months and all the activities that come with that. Here is an update on some business, old and new. Now that the arbitration hearing is over and we won a decisive victory in regards to ANB’s language plan, […]
Sisters and Brothers, The Employer has announced to the 4848 Executive that the Annual Union Vacation allotment will be changing. They informed the Local that for the 2018-19 vacation year they would approve the requests at a ratio of 2/8thor ¼ per station per 24 hour period. The Executive proposed some changes to help maximize […]
Over the last several months, the executive of L1252 have heard your concerns about workload, working short, workplace violence and retention. Therefore, we are asking you to take a few moments of your time to complete this very important survey so that we will have the proper information and data when speaking to your employer […]
Sisters and Brothers The Executive have been in conversation with the employer surrounding changes to annual vacation scheduling. Some changes are currently being worked out. We have been working to ensure that we have the ability to maximize vacation approvals. At this time the Executive encourages all members to put in annual vacation requests beyond […]
April 19, 2018 Ambulance New Brunswick’s Judicial Review: CUPE Local 1252 and CUPE Local 4848 Statement Fredericton – The New Brunswick government announced today it would seek judicial review of the recent decision by arbitrator John McEvoy relating to the grievances from 2014 between paramedics from CUPE Local 4848 and Ambulance New […]
Good evening, We informed the membership on Wednesday of the Arbitration Ruling on the language grievance. We also made you aware that we are in contact with CUPE National and ANB on exactly how and what this means. We ask for everyone’s patience as your Executive Team works with All parties to work out […]