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Issues And Campaigns 2017-04-01T18:42:44+00:00

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL), its affiliates and committees regularly organize and undertake campaigns and lobby on issues of importance to working people.  These campaigns and issues which range from improving labour laws in our province, promoting green jobs and advancing social justice issues focus on making our province and country a better place to work, live and raise a family.  The NLFL also undertakes such campaigns in partnership with like minded civil society organizations.  Click on the menu to the left for more information on the work of the labour movement on these issues.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY UNIONS #BTYBUNL

The purpose of our #BTYBUNL campaign is to inform you about what unions have done for you. Canada’s labour movement has pushed for changes in legislation to improve the life of all workers. Whether you [...]

Injured Workers Deserve a Raise Campaign

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) is launching a public campaign, to demand that the provincial government honour a 2013 Statutory Review recommendation, to increase the workers’ compensation income replacement rate for [...]

Bill C-27

C-27 was introduced without notice or consultation with Canadians, pensioners, or unions and proposes measures that directly contradict election promises to improve retirement security for Canadians. If enacted, it will have negative implications for [...]

Common Front NL Coalition

We Are NL’ is a campaign launched by Common Front NL, a broad based coalition of labour, social justice and community groups representing over 100,000 Newfoundlander’s and Labradorians. Together we represent the majority in [...]

Share The Wealth

Share the Wealth is an initiative of the NLFL which is aimed at engaging members of organized labour and civil society on public policy issues of importance to the workers, their families and communities. [...]

Green Jobs

Good Jobs, Green Jobs: Exploring Opportunities for Newfoundland and Labrador While the world’s economies are facing recession (with natural resource and manufacturing sectors among the hardest hit), leaders in all sectors in Newfoundland and [...]