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Latest News 2017-04-02T14:50:05+00:00

NLFL President Responds to Telegram Story on “Healthy” WorkplaceNL Finances

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Workers’ Compensation was designed as a no fault, no blame system. However, injured workers pay a price. In our province, the income replacement rate for an injured worker is 80% of earnings, up to a maximum of $63,420. This is one of [...]

Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour Stands in Solidarity with Beatrice Hunter

June 8th, 2017|0 Comments

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL), is joining other civil society organizations in expressing our solidarity and support for Beatrice Hunter, an Inuk grandmother jailed for peacefully protesting at Muskrat Falls.  You can read the full release here.

The St. John’s Status of Women Council Implements Domestic Violence Leave Policy

May 29th, 2017|0 Comments

The St. John’s Status of Women Council (SJSOWC) has created and implemented a Domestic Violence Leave Policy within their organization and encourages public, private business and community organizations to adopt a similar policy.  Mary Shortall, President of the NL Federation of Labour [...]

One Death is One Too Many

April 28th is a solemn day for workers, as we gather to remember workers who have died through workplace incidents or occupational disease. We recognize and are saddened by the pain and suffering felt by [...]

April 28th, 2017|Categories: Latest News|

Friday April 28 Marks Day of Mourning

April 28th is the labour movement’s most solemn day. Across our province local unions and district labour councils have organized ceremonies of remembrance where workers, friends and families of fallen workers, employers and community representatives will gather [...]

April 27th, 2017|Categories: Latest News|