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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...

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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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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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