NLFL President - Cuts to Canada Post Not The Only OptionFriday, December 13th 2013The NLFL believes that the recent cuts and rate hikes announced by Canada Post will have a negative impact, not only by the loss of 8,000 workers in our ecomony, but on average Canadians as well. Read the full press release here. President Mary Shortall also forwarded a letter to the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister Responsible for Canada Post to express the NLFL's concerns over the job cuts and rate hikes. You can download the letter here.
NLFL President responds to recent telegram article regarding changes to the Labour Relations Act, supporting government's action to implement card based certification Friday, December 13th 2013
Newfoundland and Labrador, like 5 other jurisdictions in this Country now has a card‐ based certification process. This allows workers to exercise their legal right to join a union by signing a card. You can download the letter here.
Challenges Facing Young Workers in NL Today Discussed at NLFL ConventionThursday, December 5th 2013
CCPA Education Director presented a paper to delegates at the first Trienniel NLFL Convention entitled "Young workers in Newfoundland and Labrador: Sinking, swimming, or treading water? " You can download the paper here and her presentation here.