The power to change N.B. Power teamed up with its union to trim a projected $8.4 million in benefit costs By Todd Humber05/31/2004|CHRR, Guide to Pensions & Benefits|Last Updated: 12/03/2004 In a typical house in Fredericton, the telephone rings. A worker, off on short-term disability from his job at New Brunswick Power, hobbles over and picks up the receiver.A terse conversation follows, he hangs up the phone angrily and shuffles back to the couch.Hours later the telephone rings again. The same man shuffles over and answers the call. A friendly conversation ensues, laughter and pleasantries are exchanged, he hangs up in a good mood and heads back to the couch for more rest. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.