LABOUR LEADERS ADVOCATE FOR VULNERABLE WORKERS, BUILD RELATIONSHIPS WITH PREMIERS

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.

By | 2017-03-05T15:45:02+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|