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Presidents Blog 2017-04-02T14:50:53+00:00

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

March 8th, 2018|0 Comments

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 An $11/Hour Minimum Wage Is A Terrible Idea

September 11th, 2017|0 Comments

This statement may seem odd coming from the Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL). Labour organizations, and their social justice partners, have been working hard for minimum wage increases for decades.  The problem is the planned increase to $11 - sets [...]

International Women’s Day 2017 #Be Bold For Change #Rise up for Change

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

In 1908, the seeds of International Women’s Day were sown when women from the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union went on strike and demanded not just better wages and benefits, but better working conditions as well. Their demand for “Bread and Roses” [...]

Federation of Labour President Mary Shortall thanks NLNDP Leader Lorraine Michael for her contribution and dedication to working people and their families.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) paid tribute to the work of outgoing New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Lorraine Michael thanking for her for long-standing commitment to issues affecting all workers in Newfoundland [...]

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