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Open Letter to Premier Higgs-Land Acknowledgments

Open Letter to Premier Higgs-Land Acknowledgments

Hon. Blaine Higgs Premier, Government of New Brunswick Chancery Place P.O. Box 6000 Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1 (Open letter) October 20, 2021 Dear Premier Higgs, We [I] would like to begin by acknowledging that we are in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of...

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NB Surplus Achieved on the Backs of Workers

NB Surplus Achieved on the Backs of Workers

The pandemic continues to expose an ongoing workforce crisis in our province which has been affecting the public services available to New Brunswickers. Rather than address this challenge by improving wages and working conditions, the New Brunswick government has...

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Phase I Consultation on Future of EI in Canada

Phase I Consultation on Future of EI in Canada

Here is the Brief submitted by the New Brunswick Federation of Labour to Employment and Social Development Canada on Modernizing Employment Insurance in Canada. Phase I of this consultation focuses on making EI more accessible to workers in Canada.

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NBFL Reaches Tentative Agreement with Unifor

NBFL Reaches Tentative Agreement with Unifor

The New Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL) reaches a tentative agreement with Unifor, the union that represents the NBFL staff. “I am pleased to announce the NBFL bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with Unifor local 4501. The tentative agreement...

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NBFL President’s New Brunswick Day Message

NBFL President’s New Brunswick Day Message

This New Brunswick Day weekend, as New Brunswickers transition back to their normal lives where wearing face masks in public is no longer required and restrictions on travel and gatherings are lifted, I wanted to take a moment to recognize all the workers who made...

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