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Measuring progress toward a better future

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It’s time to look ahead toward the next provincial budget.

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Acknowledging the labour movement on Canada’s 150th

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As we acclaim Canada’s builders after 150 years, the vital role of trade unions remains overlooked.

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We may not like austerity, but it is necessary

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Size of province’s public sector must shrink “to cut the costs of an institution this province cannot afford to operate — that is, until we see an increase in the price of oil.”

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Not “Our” Crisis

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An anti-austerity manifesto for N.L.

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Labour Day: Solidarity Forever!

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Labour Day recognizes the power of a historic movement.

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Budget 2015 is bad for the economy

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The PC’s austerity budget ignores the fiscal realities of a resource-based economy.

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PC shock therapy will kill this province, not balance its books

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Davis government slams province with austerity budget

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Great expectations

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Opportunities and challenges alike lie ahead for young workers in Newfoundland and Labrador

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Target (not) acquired

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Let’s move on from retailers that stifle communities.

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A strong economy for all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians

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Instead of concentrating on short-term gains for a few, it’s time for the province to shift course in favour of long-term, stable prosperity for us all

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NL unions vow “fairness for all” fight in lead up to 2015 elections

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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.

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Unions, political action, and fairness for everyone

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The NL Federation of Labour is holding a political action conference later this month, and there’s a lot on the agenda

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The threat of CETA: trade, investment and workers’ rights

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The damage CETA will wreak on our economy and our democratic rights is unprecedented. But it can still be stopped.

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Unions: The folks who brought you the weekend – and so much more!

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A Labour Day message from the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour

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Why Employment Insurance is an election issue

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A strong EI program is vital to strengthen our economy and our communities

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Award-winning St. John’s songwriter releases fiery new workers’ anthem

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TheIndependent.ca EXCLUSIVE DEBUT: Colleen Power’s “Crossing the Line” inspired by local strikes, takes aim at scabs.

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Bill 22 signals setback in labour relations in province

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Labour vows to fight back

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Tories set to revoke labour law, workers’ rights

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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.

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Public health care facing its greatest threat

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Failure to renew the Canada Health Accord threatens us all. This province needs to join others in speaking out.

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Snowclearing, greed and precarious labour

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The revolving-door policy toward workers in this province must stop

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