All posts in Labour

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 what they see as a continual deterioration […]

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 ...

Workers go directly to jail while boss passes go and collects your $200 [audio]

September 7, 2017, by From the Margins

This show by From the Margins talks about how Canadian criminal law reinforces exploitation of workers, using the example of workplace theft. Workers ...

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 ho ...

  • 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 […]