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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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Instead of thanks, we want action

Instead of thanks, we want action

Public sector unions are coming together in solidarity to urge the provincial government to lead New Brunswick’s economic recovery by investing to improve public services. Together, our organizations represent 1 in 6 New Brunswick workers. Over the past year, we have...

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NBFL’s Message for International Women’s Day

NBFL’s Message for International Women’s Day

This year on International Women’s Day let’s take a moment to think about how Covid-19 has and continues to disproportionately affect women. On the economic front, the pandemic saw women lose their jobs more quickly than men, triggering a “she-cession.” Women more...

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