Priorities for Economic Recovery: Robust and Viable Options towards an Economy that Works for All

The NLFL is proposing the adoption of ambitious, feasible and necessary initiatives; which we believe will achieve a strong, sustainable and inclusive economic recovery. The initiatives that we are proposing in our submission, support our long-standing vision of a sustainable economy that works for all of us. An economy that is rich in good jobs [...]

By |2020-08-11T14:45:56+00:00August 11th, 2020|

Letter to the Editor – A Stronger Economy is Possible

Dear Editor,   A Stronger Economy is Possible.   The Province’s Auditor General recently delivered her report on the province’s financial statements for the year ending March 31st, 2019.  Quick off the mark, one can hear the beating of the “austerity” drum as we are reminded that we are spending beyond our means, and that [...]

By |2020-01-14T13:35:51+00:00January 14th, 2020|

NLFL Holds Rally to Support CUPE 1761

Placentia, NL – The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) and its affiliates will be part of a rally in Placentia to support the 15 workers for the Town of Placentia as they enter into their seventh week of strike action. The rally will take place August 23rd, 2019 at 11:30 AM in front [...]

By |2019-08-23T12:45:03+00:00August 23rd, 2019|

Now is the Time for a $15 Minimum Wage

As David Maher’s August 2nd column accurately stated, there has been a renewed debate about the merits of increasing NL’s minimum wage to $15. Business, with their usual fierce resistance, attribute higher unemployment rates, business failure, and young people working for pocket money as the rationale for keeping workers below the poverty line. CommonFrontNL claims [...]

By |2019-08-09T17:48:31+00:00August 9th, 2019|