Inadequate Worker Protection Systems for COVID-19, Says NLFL

St. John’s, NL:  The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) is asking the provincial government to immediately enact all the necessary legislative and policy changes to protect workers who will be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in Newfoundland & Labrador (NL).  While self-isolation is important, and workers’ wages absolutely should be covered with or [...]

By |2020-03-17T16:03:59+00:00March 17th, 2020|

 Newfoundland & Labrador Minimum Wage Remains Lowest in Atlantic Canada and Falls Further Behind as Nova Scotia Announces $1 increase.

St. John’s, NL:  The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) has been demanding that the province substantially increase its minimum wage this April 1st.  As NLFL President Mary Shortall pointed out, “Our province has the lowest minimum wage in all of Atlantic Canada and the second lowest in all of Canada.  Other provinces are [...]

By |2020-01-31T17:00:16+00:00January 31st, 2020|

NLFL Holds Rally to Support CUPE 1761

Placentia, NL – The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) and its affiliates will be part of a rally in Placentia to support the 15 workers for the Town of Placentia as they enter into their seventh week of strike action. The rally will take place August 23rd, 2019 at 11:30 AM in front [...]

By |2019-08-23T12:45:03+00:00August 23rd, 2019|