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National Day of Mourning -April 28, 2015 - Workers' Health and Safety Matters MostFriday, April 17th 2015

Today we Mourn, Tomorrow we Organize, is the message from NLFL President, Mary Shortall.  Read her full message here.

Federation of Labour President Mary Shortall thanks NLNDP Leader Lorraine Michael for her contribution and dedication to working people and their families. Wednesday, January 7th 2015

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) paid tribute to the work of outgoing New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Lorraine Michael thanking for her for long-standing commitment to issues affecting all workers in Newfoundland and Labrador.  You can read the full press release here.

NLFL And CCPA-NS Release Research Paper: "Great Expectations - Opportunities And Challenges For Young Workers In Newfoundland And Labrador"Wednesday, January 7th 2015

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL), in partnership with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Nova Scotia (CCPA–NS) have released an important research paper outlining the opportunities and challenges facing young workers in our province - you can download the report here along with the accompanying media release here.

Options for a Strong Economy for all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians - Op-Ed Article by NLFL President Mary ShortallMonday, December 15th 2014

The NL Federation of Labour believes that what we need is a balanced discussion that explores all options to address the challenges and sustain our economy for the benefit of all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians – including tomorrow’s generation. We have already seen proof that cutting social spending and the public sector does not work!  Read the entire article here.

The Montreal Massacre 25 Years LaterFriday, December 5th 2014

Twenty five years ago, on December 6th, 1989, a lone gunman, carrying a legal military style firearm, entered l’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal and gunned down 14 female engineering students.  It was an act of violence against women that must never fade away from memory as time passes.  Read NLFL President Mary Shortall's statement here.

Keep Newfoundland and Labrador's Economy Strong - NLFL and CCPA Launch Report at ConventionMonday, November 24th 2014

Newfoundland and Labrador: Options for a Strong Economy, by Diana Gibson and Greg Flanagan, and done in partnership with the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL), presents evidence showing that NL’s economy is strong across a range of metrics and spending is on par with where it should be but, revenue shortfalls are a serious concern.  You can download the report here.

NLFL Womens' Committee creates an "Equity Kit". Thursday, November 20th 2014

The NL Federation of Labour's Womens' Committee has created an "Equity Kit".  This Kit offers information about various subjects, that affect mostly women in our society.  Topics range from pay equity to child care to sexism and violence.  You can view the poster for this "Equity Kit" here, it will show you all the topics that are available.  Just call the Federation of Labour to get yours today!