Labour Day 2021: Dark Clouds and Opportunities

Every Labour Day the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) recognizes the achievements of workers to the well-being and improvements of our province. Until the COVID-19 pandemic, Labour Day was often a time for parades, barbecues and other celebrations. The past 18 months of the pandemic has been extremely challenging for all of us. [...]

By |2021-09-02T08:33:20-02:30September 2nd, 2021|

Media Release: ‘Big Reset’ Will Deepen Economic Drisis

ST. JOHN’S — Implementing the ‘Big Reset’ recommendations in the Premier’s Economic Recovery Team (PERT) report will create unnecessary suffering and make the economic crisis in Newfoundland and Labrador worse, finds Unifor Economist and ‘A Fair Reset’ blog author Kaylie Tiessen. “We’ve learned through experience in other jurisdictions that cutting wages and public services to [...]

By |2021-08-30T15:59:27-02:30August 30th, 2021|

‘Big Reset’ would result in loss of 9,000 jobs in Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN’S —The ‘Big Reset’ spending cut recommendations in the Premier’s Economic Recovery Team (PERT) report would result in the loss of nearly 9,000 jobs in Newfoundland and Labrador if implemented, finds new research.   “We’re talking about a 4% drop in the number of jobs available to the province’s workers, with almost three-quarters of [...]

By |2021-08-09T15:55:41-02:30August 10th, 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|

Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour Statement against Islamophobia

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 [...]

By |2021-06-08T15:28:15-02:30June 8th, 2021|
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