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NLFL's 73rd Annual Convention: Building for the FutureTuesday, November 9th 2010

"Building for the Future: Making a difference through fightback, resistance and solidarity" is the theme of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour’s (NLFL) annual convention, October 31 – November 3, 2010 at the St. John’s Sheraton Hotel. Click here to download Press Release.

EI ExtensionThursday, October 14th 2010

Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour President (NLFL) Lana Payne says the federal government did the right thing in extending EI measures for the unemployed this week. The decision came after months of pressure from the labour movement and workers across the country. Click here to read Press Release

Mediator Appointed in Vale TalksFriday, September 17th 2010

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labrador (NLFL) and the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 9508 welcome the provincial government’s appointment of an independent mediator to assist with contract talks between the union and mining giant, Vale.  Read the entire release here

Labour Day ReleaseFriday, September 3rd 2010

NLFL President commends workers who walk the line.....

Labour Day Release 2010

Labour Leaders condemn Vale's anti-union tactics, discuss action plan in support of Voisey's workersThursday, July 29th 2010

In a show of solidarity, a cross-section of labour leaders gathered in St. John's Wednesday to develop a plan of action in support of USW Local 9508 and its members, who will mark the one-year anniversary of their strike against Vale on August 1.  The leaders also condemned the union-busting tactics of Vale, the second largest mining corporation on the planet.

Labour Leaders Meeting

Federation of Labour Calls on NL Government to take action to support workers of Voisey’s BayFriday, July 23rd 2010

Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) President Lana Payne is calling on the provincial government to take immediate action to support the workers of Voisey’s Bay, Labrador.  Read the press release here.