It’s time to look ahead toward the next provincial budget.
As we acclaim Canada’s builders after 150 years, the vital role of trade unions remains overlooked.
The provincial government’s 2016 austerity budget has sparked province-wide outrage and politicized a “whole new generation of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians [who are] not going away.”
“People Before Profit” speakers say privatization perpetuates inequality, reduces the quality of public services like healthcare and education, eats away at the fabric of our society — and most Newfoundlanders and Labradoreans can’t afford it anyway.
The PC’s austerity budget ignores the fiscal realities of a resource-based economy.
Opportunities and challenges alike lie ahead for young workers in Newfoundland and Labrador
Members of the province’s labour movement gathered in St. John’s last week to discuss their mandate and strategy for ramping up efforts to achieve social and economic justice in Newfoundland and Labrador. Union leaders say political activism will be a key part of their fight.
The NL Federation of Labour is holding a political action conference later this month, and there’s a lot on the agenda
In a world that’s desperate for jobs, why are we ‘innovating’ ourselves out of them?
In a country characterized by increasingly confrontational labour relations, an unlikely story of cooperation and negotiation emerges. Are there lessons in the experience for the rest of the country?
What do we do when our work ceases to be a motivational factor in our lives?
The damage CETA will wreak on our economy and our democratic rights is unprecedented. But it can still be stopped.
Newfoundland and Labrador may be a so-called ‘have’ province, but despite the record corporate profits from our natural resource industries, thousands of minimum wage workers are living on or below the poverty line
A strong EI program is vital to strengthen our economy and our communities
Nowadays, being from Newfoundland is like being some sort of exotic bird.
TheIndependent.ca EXCLUSIVE DEBUT: Colleen Power’s “Crossing the Line” inspired by local strikes, takes aim at scabs.
Labour vows to fight back
Government is attacking its own good labour legislation, and it makes no sense. Card-check certification is effective, democratic, and a basic right that must be protected.
Failure to renew the Canada Health Accord threatens us all. This province needs to join others in speaking out.