NL Federation of Labour Report Calls on Government to Put People First In Budget 2018: Prioritize Jobs, Fairness, and Sustainability

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL), representing union members and their families in every community in the province, in every sector of the economy; is calling on the Provincial Government to listen to the priorities of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians, as it prepares its 2018 budget.  The NLFL submitted its most recent Report, “Newfoundland [...]

By |2018-02-09T15:03:19+00:00February 9th, 2018|

Budget 2017: A Strong Vision for Newfoundland & Labrador

With the budget just weeks away, the current economic "Way Forward" of the Liberal Government in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) is impairing our economy for the sake of short-term gains, which are benefitting few people. The provincial government needs to adopt a vision of a sustainable economy that works for working people and residents of [...]

By |2017-10-18T11:21:07+00:00March 17th, 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+00:00February 21st, 2017|

NLFL Brief to Advanced Education and Skills – Immigration Strategy Consultation

The NLFL has long advocated for an innovative and progressive immigration strategy for our province that enhances community sustainability, supports labour markets and population growth. Part of building such a strategy involves a solid working relationship with the federal government, one that allows Newfoundland and Labrador to work collaboratively with federal departments and officials to [...]

By |2017-12-05T18:19:35+00:00September 30th, 2016|

NLFL Submission to Climate Change Consultations for Newfoundland and Labrador

Climate change impacts are already being felt across Canada. Newfoundland and Labrador is projected to experience increases in temperatures, higher sea levels and increases in extreme weather. The only way toward a global solution is for individual jurisdictions to all play a part, including Newfoundland and Labrador. Climate change and how we collectively address it [...]

By |2017-10-18T11:27:48+00:00September 22nd, 2016|

NLFL Submission to HUMA Committee’s Study of the Employment Insurance Program

Newfoundland and Labrador (NL), like most of Atlantic Canada and those workers who are employed in seasonal industries, rely greatly on the economic stability provided by the EI system.  In addition, due to the current recession and the austerity budget brought down by the provincial Liberal government, Newfoundland and Labrador’s reliance on EI is even [...]

By |2017-10-18T11:29:15+00:00May 19th, 2016|
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