In response to the tragic and senseless act of violence towards a Muslim Family killed in London, Ontario, June 6th, 2021 The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) was shocked and heartbroken to hear yesterday’s news from London, Ontario. We would like to send our deepest condolences to the relatives and friends of the [...]
Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour Statement On the discovery of mass grave of children, at the site of the Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Territory in British Columbia
The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL), representing 70,000 unionized workers in Newfoundland and Labrador, offers its deepest condolences to the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc, and all the families and communities affected by this tragic and terrible discovery. We are shocked and saddened by the discovery of the remains of 215 children buried at a [...]
Below are shareables on taxation in NL - corporations and the wealthy need to pay their fair share. If you would like to know more, you can read more here.
Federation of Labour Calls for Increased Taxes on Wealthy Individuals and Corporations in Budget 2021
The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) says the provincial government should raise taxes for the rich in this Monday's provincial budget. “For too long, those who make the most haven’t been paying their fair share. If this government is serious about addressing our revenue shortfall, a good first step would be to raise [...]
The following letter was sent to Premier Andrew Furey from Mary Shortall, NLFL President, on Friday, May 21, 2021. It is co-signed by heads of unions in NL. Dear Premier Furey, The recommendations put forward as the only solutions to the province’s fiscal challenges have been debunked by 20 years of economic research. Massive cuts [...]