Canada-Wide Day Of Action In Support Of Tim Hortons Workers January 19th – NL Federation Of Labour And Affiliates Stand In Solidarity With Minimum Wage Workers In Ontario
The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) is putting the full support of its 65,000 members solidly behind minimum wage workers in Ontario, who had benefits and paid breaks rolled back by greedy employers. As part of a Canada-wide day of action on January 19th, in support of Tim Hortons workers in Ontario, the NLFL is urging its affiliates to sign a petition addressed to Daniel Schwartz, CEO Restaurant Brands International Inc. (RBI) (parent company of Tim Hortons); and to contact the company directly via email, social media, or telephone. You can read the full release here.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) is launching a public campaign, to demand that the provincial government honour a 2013 Statutory Review recommendation, to increase the workers’ compensation income replacement rate for injured workers by 5%. You can download the media release here.
Injured Workers Pay the Cost Once Again, for Employer Reduction in Workers’ Compensation Assessment Rates
The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) is outraged at yesterday’s news release from WorkplaceNL , to once again lower the workers’ compensation assessment rates for employers . President Mary Shortall sees no sign from government to increase the percentage of earnings benefits for injured workers , despite many years of appealing to government to act upon the recommendations of the 2013 Statutory Review; especially the recommendation to increase injured workers’ compensation benefits to 85% of net earnings , from 80%. You can read the full release here.
Read NLFL President Mary Shortall’s letter to the Minister of Service NL regarding recent appointments to the Board of WorkPlaceNL here.