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A New Normal – Post Covid-19. What have we Learned? (op-ed)

As we gradually start returning to a new normal after the COVID -19 pandemic, we need to think about how we plan our economic recovery. Here are some of the questions we should be thinking about as we do our planning. How did we get here? What can we change to create...

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International Worker’s Day: NBFL Thanks Front-line Workers

“While most of us are staying home and practising social distancing, health care and other front-line workers are dealing with containment, testing, and treatment of those who have contracted COVID-19 and providing other essential services. Other front-line workers...

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Letter to Minister of Health about COVID-19

March 12, 2020 Dear Minister Flemming: Protecting the safety of our workers is a leading priority of unions. Healthcare providers and other healthcare staff cannot provide competent and quality care if their own safety is not ensured. The worldwide outbreak of...

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Letter to Minister of Labour about COVID-19

March 6, 2020 Dear Minister Holder, We are all watching the continued spread globally and in Canada of the corona virus, COVID-19. I am aware that our government is working on contingency plans to deal with a potential outbreak in New Brunswick. I am writing today to...

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Provincial Budget Surplus achieved on the Backs of Workers

The New Brunswick Federation of Labour was disappointed that this week’s provincial budget did not contain more initiatives to resolve the ongoing workforce crisis in New Brunswick. Although initiatives were announced to recruit more teachers, teaching assistants and...

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NBFL’s Statement for International Women’s Day

On this International Women`s Day, the New Brunswick Federation of Labour wants to thank all of the women who fought and continue to fight to improve our rights. Women, and many men, have worked hard for the gains that women and girls have achieved. Still more work is...

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