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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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Joint Op-Ed – Recognizing our members / Call for action

Joint Op-Ed – Recognizing our members / Call for action

Unprecedented. Uncertain. Challenging. New Normal. Social Distancing. Isolation. Lockdown. These are just some of the words and terms that have quickly taken on new meaning for all of us. They have become part of our regular vocabulary as we continue to live and work...

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International Workers’ Day: Workers Need Proper Supports

International Workers’ Day: Workers Need Proper Supports

Every year, on May 1st, workers around the world honour and are inspired by the activism and the collective power of workers that won an eight-hour workday. It is a day of solidarity and a day to recommit working towards improving the lives of workers. This pandemic...

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NBFL Day of Mourning Statement: The Human Cost of Covid-19

NBFL Day of Mourning Statement: The Human Cost of Covid-19

This year, on the Day of Mourning, Wednesday April 28th, let’s take a moment to think about the human cost of Covid-19 and the impact it is having on workers. “Over the past year, we have witnessed how vulnerable workers are,” says Daniel Legere, President of the New...

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Labour: protect worker rights, not gig employers

Labour: protect worker rights, not gig employers

The New Brunswick Federation of Labour and other provincial and territorial federations of labour and the Canadian Labour Congress find Uber's self serving proposal for Flexible Work+ dangerous, undermining and offensive to the rights and dignity of workers. The plan,...

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