For those of us in the labour movement and for thousands of working people, Labour Day is the one day of the year where we get to reflect upon and celebrate those important struggles that resulted in major gains for working people, their families, and communities. You can read President Mary Shortall’s complete Labour Day message here.
The St. John’s Status of Women Council is leading an exciting new project that will make a significant contribution to the research and policy gap associated with domestic violence (DV) and its effect on the provincial labour market. please take the time to read about this important issue and the work of the St. John’s Status of Women Council. This new project is going to take a hard look at how domestic violence can affect workers in Newfoundland and Labrador and what kinds of supports are available/needed in workplaces. You can read the backgrounder here and also download the poster here. Please complete the survey today! https://sjwomenscentre.ca/dvatworknl/
NLFL Meets With Independent Tax Review Committee to Talk Progressive Taxation, Jobs, Fairness and Sustainability
NLFL President Mary Shortall and Executive recently presented to the Independent Tax Review Committee on the Federation’s views on how a progressive and fair taxation system can help shape our province and build a better society. You can view the presentation here. You can also read our submission here.