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Women in Leadership Gala

The New Brunswick Federation of Labour’s Women Committee is inviting nominations for the Women in Leadership Award. Two nominees will be accepted, one for 2017 and one for 2018.

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Committee established to strengthen labour-government relations

“Labour in the province recognizes that by working with government on these very important files, we can accomplish both the social and economic gains needed to ensure that the province of New Brunswick can flourish once again,” said Patrick Colford, president of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour. “It is really all about working together for a better New Brunswick.”

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Balanced approach needed at WorkSafeNB

It seems that every time there is a change in government policy, the business lobby tells us that there will be layoffs and/or business closures. Ever notice that these doom and gloom predictions never seem to materialize.

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NBFL Political Education Conference

The New Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL) Political Education Committee will be holding a Political Education Conference on November 23 & 24, 2017 at the St Thomas University Conference Centre.

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NBFL welcomes stand-alone labour department

The NBFL welcomes the news that the government is creating a stand-alone labour department and looks forward to working to the newly appointed Minister Gilles LePage, responsible for the Department of Labour, Employment and Population Growth.

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NBFL welcomes child care funding announcement

The New Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL) welcomes the news that the Federal and Provincial governments signed a bilateral child care agreement that will see an additional $71 million invested in early learning and child care over the next three years.

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Labour Day 2017 Message NB

Labour Day is the day to celebrate the contributions that the labour movement has made and to continues to make to improving the day-to-day lives of working people. When people come together, to work towards a common objective, we have the power to changes things.

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