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Help Us Fight The Federal Conservative's Unconstitutional Attack on Working People - Voice Your Opposition to Bills C377 and C525 Friday, October 17th 2014

Bill  C377 is a highly partisan and political attack on the right of freedom of association and free speech in Canada directed at workers and the unions who represent them.  Bill 525 is an attack on a workers right to have a union and undermines the stability and balance in Canada’s labour relations system at the federal level.  They're asking people to please contact the NL senators (list and letter attached) in writing, and by phone if you can to ask them to vote against these Bills. You can add your own union info and anything else you would like to these generic letters.  The contact information for NL senators is here, the letter for C377 here and C525 here.

Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour Blasts Canada Post For Cuts to Door-to-Door Delivery in St. John’s and Mount PearlTuesday, October 14th 2014

Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) President Mary Shortall expressed her outrage at yesterday’s announcement by Canada Post to cut door-to-door mail delivery for 29,000 homes and businesses in St. John’s and Mount Pearl.  you can read the full press release here.

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.