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Latest News 2017-12-13T14:36:59+00:00

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

March 27th, 2018|

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 [...]

Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Labour Welcomes Expanded Definition of Family Violence as a Good Start

March 16th, 2018|

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) welcomes government’s recent announcement to expand the definition of family violence; to include emotional, psychological, and financial harm, making the definition more inclusive and reflective of the reality for those who face violence.  While broadening [...]

#PushforProgress Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Labour International Women’s Day Statement

March 8th, 2018|

International Women’s Day (IWD), March 8th, is a day when women the world over recognize, and celebrate, our achievements.  The theme for IWD 2018 is #PushforProgress, a nod to the growing global movement of advocacy, activism, and support surrounding gender parity and sexism. [...]

Indexing the Third Lowest Minimum Wage in Canada, Will Entrench Workers’ Poverty: Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) expressed deep disappointment at Tuesday’s announcement by Labour Minister Hawkins, regarding the province’s minimum wage.  NLFL President Mary Shortall stated, that the plan to index the minimum wage [...]

February 21st, 2018|Categories: Latest News, Uncategorized|