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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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New Award to Recognize Excellence in Trade Unionism

Argus Audiology collaborated with the New Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL) to create an annual award called the Owen MacLennan Trade Unionist of the Year. It recognizes individual trade unionists who have made a significant and/or ongoing contribution to the...

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2020 New Year’s Message from the President of the NBFL

On behalf of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour (NBFL), and its 35,000 affiliated members, I would like to extend my best wishes to all workers in New Brunswick for a happy, healthy and prosperous new year. I wanted to especially thank and recognize everyone who...

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