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Atlantic Accord Amendments ResponseWednesday, July 21st 2010

Workers’ Safety in the Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Oil and Gas Industry – The NL Federation of Labour’s Response to proposed amendments to the Atlantic Accord to incorporate occupational health and safety for workers. Click Here to Read: Building a Preventative Offshore OHS Safety Culture

Labour welcomes $10 minimum wage, calls for annual increasesWednesday, July 7th 2010

The Federation of Labour and Make Work Pay Coalition partners fight for and get $10 minimum wage. Next step - automatic annual increases. Read the press release here.

The NLFL presents to the Financial Literacy Task ForceMonday, June 21st 2010

In its presentation on behalf of working people,  the NLFL explained that it is about income, not literacy! Click here to view the presentation.

NLFL President participates in pre-budget consultationsSunday, June 20th 2010

The NLFL stresses the importance of building a progressive Newfoundland and Labrador in the face of the economic downturn through continued stimulus spending on public services and infrastructure, investing in people and strong social programs.  Click here to view the complete presentation

NLFL's Presentation to Offshore InquirySaturday, June 19th 2010

We must ensure Occupational, Health and Safety is more than a matter of checklists or what is known in our world as paper safety - when it should and must be so much more.  click here to download the Federations submission to the Wells Inquiry on Helicopter Safety - Preventative Safety Culture for Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

NLFL President participates in Federal Roundtable on PensionsTuesday, June 15th 2010

The labour movement in Canada has been pushing the federal government to improve Canada’s retirement system, including a doubling of the CPP replacement rate as well as enhancements to Canada’s Old Age Security and Guaranteed Income Supplement.  Read the press release here.

NLFL OH&S ConferenceMonday, June 14th 2010

The NLFL recently held an occupational health and safety conference in Gander.  Click here to read the press release and here for the conference agenda.