The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL), its affiliates and committees regularly organize and undertake campaigns and lobby on issues of importance to working people.  These campaigns and issues which range from improving labour laws in our province, promoting green jobs and advancing social justice issues focus on making our province and country a better place to work, live and raise a family.  The NLFL also undertakes such campaigns in partnership with like minded civil society organizations.  Click on the menu to the left for more information on the work of the labour movement on these issues.

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, [...]

#NLStandDown4Safety on July 5

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour encourages employers across the province to #StandDown4Safety on July 5, 2019. This event is a special effort of the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Safety Association and is open [...]

BROUGHT TO YOU BY UNIONS #BTYBUNL

The purpose of our #BTYBUNL campaign is to inform you about what unions have done for you. Canada’s labour movement has pushed for changes in legislation to improve the life of all workers. Whether you [...]

Injured Workers Deserve a Raise Campaign

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) is launching a public campaign, to demand that the provincial government honour a 2013 Statutory Review recommendation, to increase the workers’ compensation income replacement rate for [...]

Bill C-27

C-27 was introduced without notice or consultation with Canadians, pensioners, or unions and proposes measures that directly contradict election promises to improve retirement security for Canadians. If enacted, it will have negative implications for [...]