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Leaders call for action to address the crisis with Aboriginal WomenFriday, August 29th 2014

The Presidents of Canada's provincial labour federations are joining growing demands for government action to address the missing and murdered aboriginal women crisis.  To read the full press release click here.

Read NLFL President Mary Shortall's Labour Day Message to Affiliates and MembersFriday, August 29th 2014

On behalf of the Executive Council and staff of the NL Federation of Labour, I would like to wish you a safe and happy Labour Day. I encourage you to attend a Labour Day event in your area if you can, where you can help celebrate labour, union members, and everything we bring to our economy. Events will be held this year in St. John’s and Grand Falls – Windsor.  you can read the entire message here.

Fine Not Enough Says Federation of Labour PresidentFriday, August 29th 2014

Mary Shortall, the President of the NLFL, is outraged at the recent court ruling that saw Katshechuk Fisheries fined $90,000 for charges relating to the death of a young worker. You can read the full release here


Labour Day Message from NLFL President, Mary Shortall.Friday, August 22nd 2014

NLFL President has release her Labour Day Message for 2014.  This Labour Day, we see full message, click here.

Central District Labour Council hosting Labour Day ParadeFriday, August 22nd 2014

The Central District Labour Council is holding their 94th Labour Day Parade, Monday, September 1, 2014.  For the details and contact information please see attached poster.

NLFL's Submission to M.P. Scott Armstrong regarding the Labour Market Development AgreementsTuesday, July 8th 2014

Our Federation is pleased to make this submission on the future of Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA's) and providing input into shaping how these agreements help build healthy labour markets across our country.  To read the full submission click here.

Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour Demands Federal Government Take Action On National Aboriginal DayFriday, June 20th 2014

NLFL President Mary Shortall is calling on governments to advance real actions in important Aboriginal areas, such as education, skills development, economic development, employment, health care, housing, the right to cultural conservation and restoration, and access to safe drinking water.  Read the press release here.