Federation of Labour presidents have advocated issues important to vulnerable workers, and are continuing to build relationships with Canada’s premiers. Most full-time minimum-wage workers are living below the poverty line; it’s time for a raise – it’s only fair. “We have been very straight forward with the premiers about the need for a $15 an hour minimum wage,” said Mary Shortall, President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL), “when workers earn a fair minimum wage it benefits their local economies and their communities,” she added. You can read the full release here.
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