Read the NLFL’s position on the role the province can play in regulating the automobile insurance industry. How measures can be taken to ensure that in the absence of public insurance, drivers in our province [...]
NLFL President Mary Shortall Keynote Speaker at Federation of Canadian Municipalities Breakfast on Women’s Participation in Municipal Politics.
How do we find solutions to the problem of underrepresentation of women in leadership positions in all levels of government, unions, business and other organizations? Download President Shortall's speaking notes at the FCM breakfast here.
The St John’s Board of Trade Claim That Ontario’s Minimum Wage Increase Reduced Employment is Inaccurate
As the Board of Trade knows, employment tends to fall after the holidays, and did so in most provinces. Including provinces where the minimum wage did not increase on January 1st: Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova [...]
NLFL Welcomes the Introduction of Legislation to Modernize the Residential Tenancies Act and Recognize the Impact on Victims of Domestic Violence
The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) commends Minister Gambin-Walsh, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Government for today’s announcement to amend the “Residential Tenancies Act”; and for recognizing the importance of ensuring that victims [...]
Day one of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) concluded as 200 delegates celebrated gains made and discussed upcoming challenges for workers. Activists and labour leaders from across Canada talked about gains in [...]
IOC’s Response to Striking Workers, Reinforces the Need for Progressive Labour Legislation in Newfoundland & Labrador
The impasse in collective bargaining between the United Steelworkers Local 5795 and the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), now into its sixth week, further highlights the need for better labour laws in our province, [...]