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Approach in Speech from Throne is a recipe for failure

Approach in Speech from Throne is a recipe for failure

This government’s reliance on private sector investment to lead the economy out of the Covid-19 pandemic is a recipe for failure. “If the pandemic has shown us anything, its that the public sector investment is crucial in leading the way forward,” says Daniel Legere,...
New Brunswick seniors deserve improved long-term care

New Brunswick seniors deserve improved long-term care

The New Brunswick Federation of Labour is calling on Premier Higgs to reconsider his position on negotiating national standards for the long-term care sector with his provincial, territorial, and national counterparts. “It is with disbelief and shock that we learn...
Recommendations to Gov’t to Increase Minimum Wage

Recommendations to Gov’t to Increase Minimum Wage

On Sept 25, the NBFL submitted its recommendations to the Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour. Among other things, the NBFL recommended to increase the minimum wage $15/hour. The recommendations were submitted as part of the biennial review on...