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Government wants ruling in Ambulance New Brunswick language case reviewed 2018-04-25 [CBC]

Spread the Word about CUPW’s Preschool Centre Child Care Project in Fredericton 2018-04-22 [CUPW]

Workers sign new agreement at Lounsbury Automotive in Bathurst 2018-04-21 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

CUPE NB's Submission ON Domestic Violence Leave 2018-04-20 [CUPE]

 VIDEO Front-line staff at New Brunswick nursing home hold rally but premier is a no-show 2018-04-18 [Global]

Home Care Workers Protest the Canadian Red Cross 2018-04-15 [CUPE]

Minimum Wage increased to $11.25 an hour on April 1 2018-04-12 [Brunswickian]

NB Day of Mourning Ceremonies 2018-04-09 [NBFL]

Workers at Moncton Honda vote to strike 2018-04-06 [Unifor]

Solidarity for improving wages and New Brunswick communities 2018-03-31 [Media Co-op]

Pay equity boosts NB education workers’ pay 2018-03-29 [CUPE]

 VIDEO Doctor calls WorkSafeNB practices a 'human rights' issue 2018-03-28 [CBC]

Public and Private Sector Pay: Why Workers Need to “Break the Mandate” 2018-03-25 [CUPE]

Breaking the Mandate in New Brunswick 2018-03-25 [CUPE]

Should New Brunswick Do What Ontario Did? 2018-03-15 [CUPE]

NBFL’s Statement for International Women’s Day 2018-03-04 [NBFL]

PSAC union members rally in Moncton over Phoenix pay system 2018-03-01 [Global]

Black History Month in NB 2018-02-10 [CUPE]

Home support care in New Brunswick: the Province must intervene 2018-02-08 [CUPE]

2018-2019 Provincial Budget: CUPE NB is Pleased 2018-02-04 [CUPE]

2018-2019 provincial budget: CUPE NB is pleased 2018-01-31 [CUPE]

Child care funding increase will help single parents 2018-01-31 [CUPE]

RCMP must pay $550K penalty for Labour Code conviction in Moncton Mountie shootings 2018-01-27 [CBC]

Province needs more operators, plows and a real 24/7 work capacity 2018-01-14 [CUPE]

Child care funding increase will help single parents 2018-01-14 [CUPE]

Unifor applauds NB's free child care for low income parents 2018-01-12 [Unifor]

Highway workers call on transportation minister to ‘overhaul’ snow-fighter program 2018-01-11 [Global]

New Year’s Message from the President of the NBFL 2018-01-04 [NBFL]

Daniel Légère among the 30 most influential Francophones in NB 2018-01-04 [CUPE]

NBFL Celebrates Adoption of First Contract Arbitration 2017-12-24 [NBFL]

 VIDEO  Our Holiday Message 2017-12-23 [CUPE]

NBFL Young Workers Conference 2017-12-21 [NBFL]

Companies still made largest political donations, ahead of ban 2017-12-20 [CBC]

Black eyes and teeth marks: Graphic photos show injuries to educational assistants 2017-12-19 [CBC]

Extra-Mural and Sodexo Privatization to be Major Electoral Issues 2017-12-18 [CUPE]

Private direction of New Brunswick health care brings out protesters 2017-12-13 [CBC]

Women in Leadership Gala 2017-12-11 [NBFL]

CUPE NB makes inroads to assist victims of intimate partner violence 2017-12-10 [CUPE]

Unions explore political agenda for 2018 election 2017-12-07 [The Media Co-op]

Bitten and bruised: Former educational assistant says health risks caused her to quit 2017-12-07 [CBC]

Moncton council ratifies new contract with city hall workers 2017-12-05 [CBC]

City of Moncton strike averted with tentative agreement 2017-11-28 [Canadian Labour Reporter]

CUPE NB Present at WorkSafeNB Consultations 2017-11-26 [CUPE]

Pay workers complain of pressure to close Phoenix cases 2017-11-10 [CBC]

Donald Arseneault has long relationship with union that hired him 2017-11-07 [CBC]

CUPE NB Strengthens Its Strike Readiness 2017-11-03 [CUPE]

NBU supports changes to first contract arbitration 2017-11-02 [NUPGE]

Workers demonstrate against increasing employer control of WorkSafe NB 2017-10-30 [Media Co-op]

Workers’ compensation system is dangerously underfunded 2017-10-29 [CUPE]

First-contract arbitration would become a right under new bill 2017-10-26 [CBC]

This month in labour history

8-04-1937 In Oshawa, Ontario, 4,000 workers go on strike at the General Motors plant for recognition of the United Auto Workers. They win major concessions, and the strike is often considered the birth of industrial unionism in Canada. [more]

11-04-1972 More than 200,000 public sector workers, organized in the Québec Common Front, begin a ten-day strike. Three leaders are jailed, but the Common Front ultimately succeeds in winning a $100 minimum weekly wage for public employees. [more]

15-04-1903 British Columbia union organizer Frank Rogers, a longshoreman, dies after he is shot while supporting clerical workers on strike against the Canadian Pacific Railway in Vancouver. [more]

18-04-1872 Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald announces a Trade Union Act stating that unions are legal. This is two days after leaders of the Toronto printers, with strong public support in their strike for a nine-hour day, are arrested for common conspiracy. [more]

18-04-1872 The first issue of the Ontario Workman appears, with the slogan “The equalization of all elements of society in the social scale should be the true aim of civilization.” It also publishes an excerpt on "the normal working day" from Karl Marx's Capital. [more]

19-04-1974 In a targeted campaign for pay equity, postal workers begin a seven-day illegal strike that wins women postal code machine operators the same pay as male postal clerks. [more]

23-04-1956 More than 1600 delegates attend the founding convention of the Canadian Labour Congress, a merger of the Trades and Labour Congress and the Canadian Congress of Labour. They call for a national health plan, full employment and a guaranteed annual wage. [more]

27-04-1983 As part of its anti-labour agenda, the Alberta government brings in legislation denying firefighters and healthcare workers the right to strike. [more]

28-04-1984 The Canadian Labour Congress marks the first National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job. The idea of a Workers' Memorial Day is adopted by more than 100 countries around the world. [more]

29-04-1903 A sudden rock slide at Turtle Mountain kills more than 76 men, women and children in and around the town of Frank in the Crowsnest Pass. From inside the mine, 17 coal miners dig their way to safety. [more]

29-04-1903 After the militia are called out to patrol the docks, thousands of people rally to support striking longshoremen in Montréal. They win wage increases and recognition of the International Longshoremen’s Association. [more]