NLFL Budget 2020 Submission: Stronger Revenues and Economic Growth

"The provincial budget is on a path to surplus [...] the date is somewhat arbitrary; what matters is the direction. The government has several revenue opportunities, through making the tax system fairer and greener, and through growing and diversifying the economy to generate more revenues with greater reliability. This makes it clear that further spending [...]

By |2020-02-05T13:22:19+00:00February 5th, 2020|

NLFL Submission to Minimum Wage Review

The NLFL appreciates the opportunity to provide this submission. It is a credit to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador that it is carrying out a review of the minimum wage. In doing so, it is joining with other provinces that have taken a leadership role in actively considering the appropriate level of the minimum [...]

By |2020-01-31T17:26:59+00:00December 10th, 2019|

NL Federation of Labour Report Calls on Government to Put People First In Budget 2018: Prioritize Jobs, Fairness, and Sustainability

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL), representing union members and their families in every community in the province, in every sector of the economy; is calling on the Provincial Government to listen to the priorities of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians, as it prepares its 2018 budget.  The NLFL submitted its most recent Report, “Newfoundland [...]

By |2018-02-09T15:03:19+00:00February 9th, 2018|

Budget 2017: A Strong Vision for Newfoundland & Labrador

With the budget just weeks away, the current economic "Way Forward" of the Liberal Government in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) is impairing our economy for the sake of short-term gains, which are benefitting few people. The provincial government needs to adopt a vision of a sustainable economy that works for working people and residents of [...]

By |2017-10-18T11:21:07+00:00March 17th, 2017|

NLFL Pre-budget Submission for Building a Stronger Economy

Through our engagement with our members and their families, and ordinary citizens (your constituents) over the past year, it is clear that people want to see a budget with a long-term vision that puts Newfoundlanders and Labradorians first, a jobs-for-all budget, that narrows the income and gender gap we are experiencing, and sustains our communities [...]

By |2017-10-18T11:36:34+00:00February 21st, 2017|

NLFL Brief to Advanced Education and Skills – Immigration Strategy Consultation

The NLFL has long advocated for an innovative and progressive immigration strategy for our province that enhances community sustainability, supports labour markets and population growth. Part of building such a strategy involves a solid working relationship with the federal government, one that allows Newfoundland and Labrador to work collaboratively with federal departments and officials to [...]

By |2017-12-05T18:19:35+00:00September 30th, 2016|
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