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The New Brunswick Federation of Labour

Together for a Better New Brunswick

The labour movement is at a crossroads. We are facing unprecedented attacks on our rights to free collective bargaining, to fair wages and working condition. I look forward to working with trade unionists to push back against these attacks and to build a stronger and united labour movement.

Together we will make a difference!

Daniel Légère

President, New Brunswick Federation of Labour


NBFL Applauds Introduction Anti-scab Legislation

The NBFL applauds the introduction of Bill 51, an act to ban the use of replacement workers during a strike or lockout in New Brunswick. The legislative change was introduced by Kent North Green Party MLA Kevin Arseneau. “The New Brunswick Federation of Labour is...

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NBFL Virtual Youth Learning Aug. 4-7, 2020

The New Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL) is proud to be organizing virtual learning events from Tues. Aug. 4 to Fri. Aug. 7, 2020. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 20th edition of the Blair Doucet Youth Summer Camp (BDYSC) had to be postponed to 2021. We...

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New Brunswickers Need Good Jobs, not “Work Ethic” Lessons

On June 4th, CBC reporter Robert Jones revealed how NB Premier Higgs lambasted New Brunswick workers, claiming they have “bad work ethics”. “While talking about the coming post-pandemic economic recovery, Premier Higgs made numerous comments basically saying workers...

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“Ensuring that our youth of today have an understanding of the importance of unions, is just one of the topics we cover at the NBFL Blair Doucet Youth Summer Camp every year. Helping build a strong, well informed future generation.”

Paula Doucet

President, New Brunswick Nurses Union

The New Brunswick Federation of Labour has the unique ability to unite all labour organizations under one common tent, unite common interests of each group and then use this information to be the voice for all workers in New Brunswick

Brien Watson

President, Canadian Union of Public Employees NB