On behalf of the Executive Council and staff of the NL Federation of Labour, I would like to wish you a safe and happy Labour Day. I encourage you to attend a Labour Day event in your area if you can, where you can help celebrate labour, union members, and everything we bring to our economy. Events will [...]
NLFL President has release her Labour Day Message for 2014. This Labour Day, we celebreate.....to see full message, click here.
You can downland President Shortall's speaking notes here - where she addressed the delegates on important issues such as minimum wage, retirement security, anti-scab legislation and other important issues.
Federation President Mary Shortall presented the NLFL's position on a number of key items in advance of the provincial budget, including advocating for enhanced public childcare, movement away from austerity and the restoration of the Family Violence Intervention Court. You can download the submission here.
Canada Post, and the federal government, both told us, that the reason for cutting services, raising the price of stamps, and cutting 6,800 was so that Canada Post would not become a burden on the taxpayer because of "continued losses". Read President Shortall's response here.
President Mary Shortall addressed delegates at the 1st triennial constitutiuonal convention of the NLFL. You can read her speech here.
Response to Op-Ed from Federal Minister Kellie Leitch, “Changes to Make Labour Laws Better – But for Whom?”
NLFL President Mary Shortall responds to federal minister's op-ed piece sent to local papers on changes to federal labour laws. You can read her letter here.