CLC Canadian Council Statement on an Alberta Pension Plan

The Alberta Government of Jason Kenney has indicated its intention to explore withdrawing from the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). Canada’s unions oppose this step and call on the Government of Alberta to abandon this ill-considered decision. […]

By |2021-06-16T10:51:15-02:30June 16th, 2021|

CLC Canadian Council Statement on the Government of Ontario’s Decision to Invoke the Notwithstanding Clause

The Canadian Labour Congress and its affiliates join the Ontario Federation of Labour in roundly and unanimously condemning the Ford government’s decision to nullify an Ontario court judgment which found key parts of Bill 254 unconstitutional. Doug Ford’s self-serving and dangerous step not only tramples the Charter rights of Ontarians; it will embolden right-wing governments across [...]

By |2021-06-16T10:50:56-02:30June 16th, 2021|

Solutions for a Worker-Centred Economic Recovery

The Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) has compiled seven (7) themes that outline solutions for a worker-centred Economic recovery plan, that will address the province’s fiscal challenges, and set our province on the road to economic recovery and towards a strong economy. We ask the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador (GNL) to focus [...]

By |2021-06-11T15:37:10-02:30June 11th, 2021|

Public Engagement on the Big Reset is Designed to Support the PERT Agenda

St. John’s, NL - The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) says EngageNL’s questionnaire on the Big Reset pushes respondents to support the PERT Report, and calls it a fake consultation.  NLFL President Mary Shortall believes that whoever designed the public questionnaire has an agenda, and rather than seeking honest feedback and input on [...]

By |2021-06-10T13:10:33-02:30June 10th, 2021|

Government’s Consultation Process Supports PERT’s Agenda

As a matter of course, the Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) is ready to engage whenever there are government-led consultations on issues that matter to workers.  The public consultation on the recently released Premier’s Economic Recovery Team (PERT) Report is a case in point where the future of government programs and public services [...]

By |2021-06-10T13:09:24-02:30June 10th, 2021|
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