Injured Workers Pay the Cost Once Again, for Employer Reduction in Workers’ Compensation Assessment Rates

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) is outraged at yesterday’s news release from WorkplaceNL , to once again lower the workers’ compensation assessment rates for employers . President Mary Shortall sees no sign from government to increase the percentage of earnings benefits for injured workers , despite many years of appealing to government [...]

By | 2017-11-27T15:06:18+00:00 November 27th, 2017|

NL Federation of Labour to Government, Tax Review Committee: It’s Time to Fix the Provincial Tax System

The Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) President, says they will participate in the recently announced Tax Review to push for a better and fairer tax system.   “The Independent Tax Review provides an excellent opportunity for this province to get it right,” said Mary Shortall, President NLFL.  You can read the full release here.

By | 2017-08-29T11:21:20+00:00 August 25th, 2017|

NL Federation of Labour to Government, Tax Review Committee: It’s Time to Fix the Provincial Tax System

The Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) President, says they will participate in the recently announced Tax Review to push for a better and fairer tax system.  “The Independent Tax Review provides an excellent opportunity for this province to get it right,” said Mary Shortall, President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour. [...]

By | 2017-08-29T11:07:59+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|

NLFL President Joins in Call to the Premiers: Canadians Need Life-Saving Pharmacare Plan

Meeting in Alberta, for events concurrent to the Council of the Federation, Labour Leaders from across Canada urge provincial and territorial Premiers to lobby the federal government for a national Pharmacare plan; to ensure all Canadians have access to life-saving medications, and to bring down the costs of the current, increasingly out-of-control system.  You can [...]

By | 2017-07-19T12:05:14+00:00 July 19th, 2017|