DOMESTIC VIOLENCE @ WORK – A Project of the St. John’s Status of Women Council

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 [...]

By | 2018-07-26T16:31:47+00:00 July 26th, 2018|

WorkplaceNL Report Shows Sustainable Injury Fund & Responsible Management Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Labour Says “Good Time to Further Improve Benefits for Injured Workers”

WorkplaceNL released its Annual Report last Friday, stating that it met its 2017 injury prevention and financial sustainability goals. For Mary Shortall, President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL), it’s a great opportunity to make more improvements for injured workers.  You can read the entire release here.

By | 2018-06-21T14:37:33+00:00 June 21st, 2018|

NLFL Welcomes the Introduction of Legislation to Modernize the Residential Tenancies Act and Recognize the Impact on Victims of Domestic Violence

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) commends Minister Gambin-Walsh, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Government for today’s announcement to amend the “Residential Tenancies Act”; and for recognizing the importance of ensuring that victims of domestic violence are able to terminate their rental agreements, without fear of financial penalties.  You can read the entire [...]

By | 2018-05-18T08:05:55+00:00 May 18th, 2018|

NLFL Convention Discusses Labour Reform and Applauds Advances in OHS, WCB Benefits, and Enforcement

Day one of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) concluded as 200 delegates celebrated gains made and discussed upcoming challenges for workers.  Activists and labour leaders from across Canada talked about gains in labour reform in their provinces that more adequately reflect the realities faced by today’s workers and unions.  You can read [...]

By | 2018-05-17T13:32:28+00:00 May 15th, 2018|

IOC’s Response to Striking Workers, Reinforces the Need for Progressive Labour Legislation in Newfoundland & Labrador

The impasse in collective bargaining between the United Steelworkers Local 5795 and the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), now into its sixth week, further highlights the need for better labour laws in our province, according to the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL). NLFL President, Mary Shortall, is concerned about IOC’s response; and [...]

By | 2018-05-04T12:24:07+00:00 May 4th, 2018|

Newfoundland And Labrador Federation Of Labour Sees Missed Opportunities In 2018 Provincial Budget

Although agreeing with Finance Minister Tom Osborne on a “slow and steady” approach to addressing the fiscal realities of the province, the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) believes that government missed an opportunity today to address what they believe is the real crisis in the NL economy – unemployment.  You can read the [...]

By | 2018-03-28T12:47:55+00:00 March 27th, 2018|
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