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Increase to Minimum Wage Leaves Workers in Poverty

April 1st, 2019|

Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) President, Mary Shortall, is extremely disappointed about this Government’s approach to minimum wage.  “Indexing one of the lowest minimum wages in the country does nothing to help low-wage workers,” states Shortall.  “One of the best [...]

International Women’s Day 2019: Women are Done Waiting!

March 5th, 2019|

March 8th, International Women’s Day, is all about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action. It is a time to honour the women and women’s organizations who have tirelessly fought for equality; to celebrate our victories, to connect with those committed to continuing [...]

NLFL President Mary Shortall’s Address for International Women’s Day

March 4th, 2019|

It really does take an entire community, and a lot of work towards our common goal to advance women’s equality, women’s economic empowerment. But you know what? This is something that simply cannot wait. Women around the world cannot wait. In fact [...]

Presumptive Mental Health Legislation for Work-Related PTSD a Big Victory for Workers – NL Employers Council Opposition Shameful

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) congratulates the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for announcing changes in legislation that would provide presumptive coverage to work-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  “This is an important victory [...]

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