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Stand with UNB food service workers 2023-03-27 [CUPE]

NBU Budget Reaction 2023-03-23 [NBU]

NB’s Finance Minister’s budget lacks credibility 2023-03-23 [CUPE]

75 workers at UNB receive layoff notices from food services company 2023-03-08 [CBC]

Union Women Advancing Women’s Equality and Gender Justice 2023-03-08 [NBFL]

Dorothy Power Lawson: A pioneer for women and unions 2023-03-08 [The NB Media Co-op]

Premier’s statements on health care make no sense, says head of New Brunswick Union 2023-03-05 [The NB Media Co-op]

'Unfree labour': N.B. seafood foreign workers faced awful conditions, study says 2023-03-02 [The Canadian Press]

N.B. prosecutors say recent sexual assault stay is evidence of resource shortage 2023-03-02 [Global TV]

Use of private agency nurses at Vitalité spiked in 2022, documents reveal 2023-02-23 [CBC]

Ernie Steeves refuses to prioritize residents’ needs 2023-02-18 [CUPE]

Commentary -- How important are paid sick days? 2023-02-10 [NB Media Co-op]

Bargaining Forward: The story of the 2021 CUPE strike in New Brunswick 2023-01-29 [CUPE]

Bargaining Forward: Book co-published by CUPE, NB Media Co-op documents historic 2021 strike 2023-01-29 [NB Media Co-op]

Health Care Crisis: The Time to Act is NOW! 2023-01-23 [NBFL]

Immigration policy a ‘revolving door’ of exploitation: Migrant Workers Alliance for Change 2023-01-23 [The NB Media Co-op]

Nurses self-scheduling pilot could help with retention amid rising vacancies in N.B.: union 2023-01-20 [CBC]

Artificial intelligence use for ambulance calls a concern to paramedics, says association head 2023-01-18 [CBC]

Migrant workers in New Brunswick join nation-wide calls for permanent resident status for all 2023-01-15 [The NB Media Co-op]

2023 New Year’s Message 2023-01-01 [NBFL]

Judge dismisses former JDI worker's lawsuit against union and its rep 2022-12-30 [CBC]

N.B. unions protest strikebreaking legislation across the province 2022-12-20 [Global TV]

Unions to protest Bill 23 outside MLA offices 2022-12-19 [Unifor]

New Brunswick unions to protest Bill 23 outside MLA offices 2022-12-15 [Unifor]

Bill-23 and the attack on workers in New Brunswick 2022-12-10 [The NB Media Co-op]

Letter to NB Premier Higgs: Bill-23 and the attack on workers in New Brunswick 2022-12-09 [Unifor]

‘Scab-friendly’ bill is Higgs’ latest attack on labour rights: unions, opposition MLAs 2022-12-02 [NB Media Co-op]

NB government the latest to launch attack on public service workers 2022-11-30 [PIPSC]

Unions Upset Over Proposed Changes To Labour Relations Act 2022-11-29 [CHSJ]

NBFL Denounces Proposed Changes to Industrial Relations Act 2022-11-29 [NBFL]

Unifor will fight anti-worker changes to NB labour relations act 2022-11-28 [Unifor]

‘Assault on labour’: Tensions rise over changes to union strike rules in N.B. 2022-11-28 [Global TV]

Unifor will fight anti-worker changes to NB labour relations act 2022-11-28 [Unifor]

Progressive Conservative government is proposing stricter rules around strikes by essential workers in the public sector 2022-11-25 [CTV News]

Province introduces stricter strike rules for public-sector workers 2022-11-25 [CBC]

Nursing Home Worker Contract Set to Expire Saturday 2022-11-05 [CUPE]

Vitalité, Horizon hire 'travel nurses' to help during shortage 2022-10-26 [CBC]

Hilton Saint John Members ratify new four-year agreement 2022-10-25 [Unifor 2002]

Striking electrical workers walk off the job at N.B. hospitals, clinic projects 2022-10-21 [CBC]

Every Armoured Car Guard Needs a Partner, Says Teamsters Local Union 927 2022-10-20 [Teamsters]

NB reaches tentative agreement with medical science professionals group 2022-10-17 [iHeart Radio]

Nursing home workers contract set to expire Saturday 2022-10-15 [CUPE]

“United we can win our rights”: Migrant workers at lobster plant force employer to pay them 2022-10-03 [The Media Co-op]

Unifor reaches tentative agreement for members at Hilton, Saint John 2022-09-27 [Unifor 2002]

Health care workers rally outside Liberal MP retreat 2022-09-25 [The Media Co-op]

Union denies absenteeism problem among EAs and other school staff 2022-09-23 [CBC]

Lobster prices up slightly 3 weeks after protest 2022-09-09 [CBC]

George Nickerson Third Recipient of Owen MacLennan Trade Unionist of the Year Award 2022-09-05 [NBFL]

N.B. Nurses Union objects to Horizon's claim that vacations caused shortage 2022-08-30 [CBC]

Private Health Care A ‘Worry’, Says Union President 2022-08-29 [Huddle]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

1-04-1903 In Montréal, more than 2000 longshoremen go on strike at the beginning of the shipping season in the port. Militia are called out, and crowds rally to support the strikers. After five weeks, they win union recognition and more pay. [more]

6-04-1980 The Canadian Farmworkers Union holds its founding convention at Douglas College and delegates elect Raj Chouhan as CFU president. The CFU is Canada's first agricultural workers union. [more]

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]

9-04-1983 A tractor trailer drives through a picket line at a strikebound Alcan plant in Scarborough, Ontario, causing the death of Claude Dougdeen, 51, a Trinidad immigrant and father of seven. Outraged union leaders call on the province to bring in anti-scab laws. [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]

15-04-1872 Toronto printers attract a massive crowd of 10,000 people to Queen's Park in support of their strike for the nine-hour day. Union leaders are arrested for conspiracy the next day. [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]

25-04-2004 The British Columbia Liberal government imposes a 15 per cent wages cut on health services workers. This leads to an illegal strike by 40,000 members of the Hospital Employees Union and a settlement that fails to stop the privatization of services. [more]

26-04-1918 After years of agitation by reformers and unions, the New Brunswick Workmen’s Compensation Act receives Royal Assent. [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 establishes 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]