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Restoring Fairness to NL’s Workers Compensation SystemWednesday, April 3rd 2013

NLFL President Lana Payne presented to the Statutory Review Committee in its review of the Workers’ Health Safety and Compensation system.  You can download the brief here and the speaking notes from the presentation here.

St. John’s Joins GLOBAL CAMPAIGN TO STOP VIOLENCE Thursday, February 14th 2013

On Thursday, Feb 14 people in the St. John’s area will join with activists around the world for One Billion Rising, the largest day of action in the history of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against women and girls.  Read the press release here.

EI Changes an Attack on WorkersMonday, February 11th 2013

The Presidents of the four Federations of Labour in Atlantic Canada are condemning changes by the Harper government to the country’s Employment Insurance program.  For Full press release download here.

One Billion Rising St. John’s - Together We Can Stop Violence Against WomenWednesday, February 6th 2013

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Vagina Monologues, author Eve Ensler created “1 Billion Rising”. She’s asking 1 billion women & men across the globe to dance in the streets, in their workplaces, schools or homes to raise awareness about violence against women and to celebrate the work we are all doing to end this violence. Check out their website. It’s pretty neat!

We’re answering the “call” in St. John’s Centre and invite you to join us at “1 Billion Rising St. John’s”, an indoor community bazaar! Starting at 4pm, there’ll be information booths, food by the Mulicultural Women’s community, raffles, auctions, entertainment, and dancing with the Salty Dolls starting at 7pm.

Open to the public, admission is free! Something for everyone!!

Save the date for dancing: Thursday, Feb 14th at the Knights of Columbus, St. Clare Ave, 4 pm to 10 pm. For more info contact us at 729-2638.  Read the poster here.

Sign the NLFL Petition to Scrap the Changes to the EI SystemTuesday, January 29th 2013

The NLFL and its affiliates are opposed to the changes being introduced to the EI system.  These changes will have negative impacts for workers across Canada.  

Click here to sign the NLFL's petition to scrap the EI changes.

You can also visit the NLFL's page on EI for additional information on the EI system.

Merry ChristmasFriday, December 21st 2012

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from our Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour family to yours. Click here to listen to NL Federation of Labour President Lana Payne's Christmas 2012 Message.

NLFL Encourages implementation of Minimum Wage Review Panel's RecommendationsFriday, December 7th 2012

Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) President Lana Payne is strongly urging the provincial government to implement the recommendations of the Minimum Wage Review Panel.  Download the full press release here.