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NBFL’s Statement for International Worker’s Day

The New Brunswick Federation of Labour, is pleased to mark May 1st, International Worker’s Day. May Day is recognized around the world. It traces its origins to the mid 1880s when a movement of workers protested to get an eight-hour workday. At that time, most people...

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Day of Mourning: Remembering and committing to do better

Every year, on April 28, the National Day of Mourning, people come together remember the workers who lost their lives or were injured while working. Day of Mourning ceremonies are taking place in: Bathurst, Edmundston, Fredericton, Miramichi, Moncton and Saint John....

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NB Day of Mourning Ceremonies

New Brunswick 2018 Day of Mourning Events    Bathurst: Saturday, April 28 at 11:00 a.m. Day of Mourning Monument near Sacred Heart Cathedral, Douglas Avenue. For more information, contact John Gagnon at (506) 545-0651. Fredericton: Saturday, April 28 at 12:00 p.m....

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NBFL’s Statemewnt for International Women’s Day

The New-Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL) thanks New-Brunswick women for their continuous efforts and contributions to society and to the economy of this province. We want to recognize the contribution that our female affiliates make to the New-Brunswick labour...

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Media Advisory: NBFL Women in Leadership Gala

The New Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL) is hosting its Women in Leadership Gala on February 17th at Legends Restaurant in Moncton. At this sold out event, three guest speakers will share their experiences as leaders in the community. Guest speakers include: 1)...

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NBFL Welcomes New Brunswick Budget

The New Brunswick Federation of Labour is pleased with the 2018-2019 New Brunswick budget. “Rather than implement harsh austerity measures, the provincial government chose to continue to invest in New Brunswickers, focussing on health and senior care and retaining...

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New Year’s Message from the President of the NBFL

On behalf of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour, I would like to extend my best wishes to our affiliates and to all New Brunswickers for the New Year. I also wanted to take this opportunity to thank New Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL) affiliated members for the work that you do in your communities and within the labour movement. Your contributions make New Brunswick a better place to live and work.

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NBFL Celebrates Adoption of First Contract Arbitration

“This is a great victory for the labour movement. The adoption of first contract arbitration is the culmination of decades of advocacy work of the NBFL and its affiliates,” says Patrick Colford, President of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour. “Employers will no longer be able to refuse to recognize a certified union’s authority to negotiate a first collective agreement.”

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