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We can’t afford to wait.  Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour joins national call for paid sick leave for all workers.

St. John’s, NL - In advance of the federal, provincial and territorial labour Ministers’ March meeting, the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) is joining provincial and territorial Federations of Labour across Canada today; in demanding that provincial and territorial governments guarantee seamless access to universal, permanent and adequate employer-paid sick days for all [...]

By |2021-02-25T14:54:03-03:30February 25th, 2021|

We can’t afford to wait. It’s time for paid sick leave for every worker in Canada.

We can’t afford to wait. It’s time for paid sick leave for every worker in Canada. In advance of the federal, provincial and territorial labour ministers’ meeting, provincial and territorial federations of labour are united in demanding that provincial and territorial governments guarantee seamless access to universal, permanent and adequate employer-paid sick days for all [...]

By |2021-02-25T13:29:51-03:30February 25th, 2021|

Tell Your MP to Support Pharmacare!

Parliament will be voting on the Canada Pharmacare Act - Bill C-213 - on February 24, 2021. This legislation will not move forward unless 170 MPs vote in favor of C-213. No doubt, there are MPs getting push back from big pharmaceutical and private insurance companies that are against a universal, public, comprehensive and accessible pharmacare system in Canada. [...]

By |2021-02-19T15:55:10-03:30February 19th, 2021|

Crisis Looms for Hundreds of Thousands Who Face a ‘Benefit Cliff’ as COVID-19 Recovery and EI Benefits Start to Run Out March

Workers in the hundreds of thousands are stressed out as they face an imminent financial crisis. Canada’s special COVID-19 measures for EI and Recovery Benefits will soon run out for many. There are only 3 bi-weekly payments remaining for many workers and the government has failed to tell us what will happen next. The Federal [...]

By |2021-02-19T13:05:59-03:30February 19th, 2021|
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