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NLFL President Joins in Call to the Premiers: Canadians Need Life-Saving Pharmacare Plan

July 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Meeting in Alberta, for events concurrent to the Council of the Federation, Labour Leaders from across Canada urge provincial and territorial Premiers to lobby the federal government for a national Pharmacare plan; to ensure all Canadians have access to life-saving medications, and [...]

Sears Lay-Offs Highlight Lack of Worker Protections in Federal and Provincial Legislation

July 14th, 2017|0 Comments

The recent lay-off of Sears employees across the country highlights a glaring hole in federal and provincial legislation that provides basic protections and employment standards for working women and men.  You can read the full release here.

Federation of Labour Adopts Domestic Violence at Work Leave Policy

July 4th, 2017|0 Comments

At Executive Council meetings last week, the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) adopted a “Domestic Violence at Work” leave policy.  The Federation joins the St. John’s Status of Women Council (SJSWC) in taking a lead role on the issue, which [...]

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|