International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Eliminating GBV is both a women’s and human rights issue. November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.  November 25 also marks the start of 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based violence. The 16 days end on December 10,  Human Rights Day.   Also on December 6 we remember the [...]

By |2020-11-26T17:40:00+00:00November 25th, 2020|

NL Federation of Labour Outraged at WorkplaceNL Discount Announcement – Injured Workers Lose Out Again

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) is outraged at the WorkplaceNL announcement that takes money from the workers’ compensation injury fund to benefit employers. Each year, at this time, WorkplaceNL announces the upcoming workers’ compensation employer assessment rate for the following year.  According to the WorkplaceNL announcement, a 21 cent discount will continue [...]

By |2020-11-10T18:16:08+00:00November 10th, 2020|

Survey: St. John’s Status of Women Centre

From the St. John’s Women’s Centre: "The St. John's Women's Centre is conducting research to better understand how our programs and services can meet the needs of the community. This survey will take less than 5-minutes and is voluntary. Your responses will be confidential. We appreciate your valuable contribution. Thank you!" Please take this survey [...]

By |2020-09-18T12:02:44+00:00September 18th, 2020|

NLFL President’s Remarks – Unifor 2121 Rally – September 16th, 2020

Public money for oil and gas must come with strong, clear and stringent conditions that protects jobs, communities and, most especially, strong environmental and worker safety regulations. We do not support a “blank-cheque” bailout for any corporation that results in bonuses for executives, dividends for shareholders or tax-avoidance through offshore tax havens.  We also expect our [...]

By |2020-09-17T18:07:44+00:00September 17th, 2020|

Happy Labour Day from the NLFL!

  Happy Labour Day from the NLFL!   Labour Day is a time to celebrate workers and unions. This year especially, we are reminded of the value and power of workers.   Today, the NLFL is launching our plan for a worker-centered economic recovery. This event is taking place in historic Grand Falls-Windsor, birthplace of [...]

By |2020-09-03T14:09:46+00:00September 7th, 2020|

Labour Day 2020 – Livestream

The NLFL will be launching its plan for a worker - centered economic recovery this Labour Day. We will livestream the event from historic Grand Falls-Windsor in tribute to the long history of labour activism and celebration in that community.   Tune in to our Facebook Page Monday, September 7 at 10:30 for the stream!

By |2020-09-03T13:42:16+00:00September 3rd, 2020|

Labour Relations Board Breach Poses Serious Damage to Workers’ Rights

Labour Relations Board Breach Poses Serious Damage to Workers’ Rights - Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) Demands Government Intervention St. John’s, NL - The Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) is shocked and deeply concerned following the recent information released by the Atlantic Canada Regional Council of Carpenters Millwrights and Allied Workers [...]

By |2020-09-01T13:45:29+00:00September 1st, 2020|

Priorities for Economic Recovery: Robust and Viable Options towards an Economy that Works for All

The NLFL is proposing the adoption of ambitious, feasible and necessary initiatives; which we believe will achieve a strong, sustainable and inclusive economic recovery. The initiatives that we are proposing in our submission, support our long-standing vision of a sustainable economy that works for all of us. An economy that is rich in good jobs [...]

By |2020-08-11T14:45:56+00:00August 11th, 2020|

Video: Statement of Solidarity with People Fighting Against Systemic Anti-Black Racism

This video is a reading of an updated version of our "Statement of Solidarity with People Fighting Against Systemic Anti-Black Racism," originally published June 4th, 2020. This updated statement was made in consultation with BlackLivesMatter NL. FULL STATEMENT: The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) and its 70,000 union members, stand in solidarity [...]

By |2020-06-25T17:58:44+00:00June 25th, 2020|

NLFL Launches “Shop Local” Campaign

Shop Local! The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) is launching a "SHOP LOCAL" campaign. We encourage our members to shop at LOCAL establishments, buy LOCALLY-MADE products, eat at LOCAL restaurants, and support OUR LOCAL ECONOMY. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SHOP LOCAL CAMPAIGN

By |2020-06-05T16:50:53+00:00June 8th, 2020|
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