All posts in Labour

February 12, 2018, by David Frank

I remember listening to Paul Robeson, many years ago, in a class on American history. It was an LP called Ballad for Americans, and we played that ten-minute title track, […]

NB labour unions explore political agenda for 2018 election

November 26, 2017, by Susan O'Donnell

Labour activists gathered for a two-day political education conference in November 2017 to share ideas and identify key strategic issues for action. W ...

Workers demonstrate against increasing employer control of WorkSafe NB

October 27, 2017, by Norm Knight

Workers from all regions of New Brunswick rallied in front of the provincial legislature building in Fredericton on Tuesday, October 24 to protest wha ...

Smartpods and stupid investments: Who benefits from prison labour in New Brunswick?

September 10, 2017, by Jordan House

At the end of August, The Financial Post published an article overviewing a court challenge by federal prisoners seeking to reverse cuts to their wag ...

  • Homeless want to work [Video]
    August 10, 2017, by Norm Skelton

    The stereotype of the homeless lacking ambition has been examined and found to be lacking, the National Alliance to End Homelessness found that the homeless want to work. Employers are […]

  • Workers protest Phoenix payroll system
    June 30, 2017, by Brian Beaton

    Public Service Alliance Canada (PSAC) members from across all the Atlantic provinces were in Saint John, New Brunswick over this past weekend (June 23 to June 25). Union members gathered […]

  • Lives lived: Saint John’s working-class heroes
    June 20, 2017, by David Frank

    Almost all of them were born before the end of the First World War, several as early as the 1870s and 1880s. Their formal education was limited, and they entered […]

  • Fredericton activists: “I can’t keep quiet”
    May 15, 2017, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Twenty local enthusiasts recently joined voices in solidarity against oppression, corruption and patriarchy. Closing out a 10-day festival with flair, singer-songwriter Moon Joyce hosted an evening of song on May […]