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2022 New Year’s Message from the NBFL President

2022 New Year’s Message from the NBFL President

On behalf of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL), and its 38,000 affiliated members, I would like to extend my best wishes to all workers in New Brunswick for a happy, healthy and safe new year. I wanted to take this opportunity thank and recognize our...

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Dear Sisters, Dear Brothers, During this holiday season, I would like to express my sincere and heartfelt appreciation for your continued support towards the New Brunswick Federation of Labour and the work that you do to advance the rights of workers and their...

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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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