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NLFL President Part of Canadian Delegation at 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW61)

Women’s economic empowerment is key to the realisation of women’s rights, and to achieving a truly gender equal world. It is about far more than women’s ability to participate equally in existing markets or their contribution to economic growth. Economic empowerment for women starts with guaranteed access to, and equitable participation in, quality education from [...]

By |2017-04-08T01:01:17-02:30March 15th, 2017|

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

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” has become the international theme for the women’s movement around the globe. Unions [...]

By |2017-10-18T11:55:15-02:30March 8th, 2017|

Employer’s Council Plan for Drastic Austerity Will Not Build a Prosperous Economy

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) is adding its voice to mounting opposition to the economic solutions proposed by the Newfoundland and Labrador Employer’s Council.  "The Employer’s Council’s incredibly shortsighted plan of decimating public services and cutting thousands of jobs would bring sheer devastation to the provincial economy," said NLFL President Mary Shortall. [...]

By |2017-03-05T15:55:05-03:30February 27th, 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 |2017-10-18T11:36:34-02:30February 21st, 2017|
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