Category: Press Release

News Release TRADE WORKERS URGE SENATE COMMITTEE TO AMEND BILL C-69 May 9, 2019 – As the Senate continues to review and consider amendments to Bill C-69, an Act that will set a new federal process for impact assessments of major projects, Trades NL is urging the Senate to make the necessary amendments to the […]

News Release WHERE ARE THE JOBS FOR NEWFOUNDLANDERS AND LABRADORIANS – AS THE BAY DU NORD PROJECT MOVES FORWARD May 7, 2019 – Trades NL is repeating the call for political parties and candidates to place a stronger focus on creating jobs, and seek a clear commitment from Government on the number of construction jobs […]

Monday, April 29, 2019 News Release TRADES NL DEMAND NEWFOUNDLANDERS AND LABRADORIANS EMPLOYED FIRST – MAKE JOBS A PRIORITY IN THIS ELECTION The Building Trades of Newfoundland and Labrador is calling on political parties and voters to make jobs a priority in the current Provincial Election. There have been many recent announcements of provincial infrastructure […]

Thursday, March 28, 2019 News Release TRADES NL CALLS ON PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT TO SUPPORT SKILLED TRADE WORKERS With an upcoming provincial budget, the Building Trades of Newfoundland & Labrador (Trades NL) are calling on the Provincial Government to support skilled trade workers and their families.  Representing over 18,000 skilled trade workers from all across the […]

  Thursday, February 14, 2019 News Release Skilled Trade Workers Supporting Community Food Sharing Association Today, Trades NL and member unions represented the skilled trade workers from across the province to present $20,000 to Mr. Eg Walters from the Community Food Sharing Association. “Our skilled craft recognize the valuable role that food banks and their […]

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 News Release Trades NL Continues Commitment to Valuable Community Partners When members from the Building Trades of Newfoundland and Labrador are working, they continue to give back in a big way.  Recently, Trades NL delivered on their multi-year commitment with five organizations to continue funding for social programs that will improve […]

Thursday, November 29, 2018 News Release Building Trades Announce Scholarship Winners Trades NL is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Post Secondary Scholarships. Each year, Trades NL awards five – $2,000 scholarships to a dependent of a member in one of the 16 Newfoundland and Labrador Building Trade Unions, to aid in furthering […]

Thursday, October 25, 2018 News Release Building Trades Council Receives Commitment on Wages Trades NL / Resource Development Trades Council (RDTC) met with the Premier this morning and received a commitment that Astaldi Canada workers wages will be covered by Nalcor. “This morning, after several conversations and a meeting with Premier Ball, we received a […]

Thursday, October 25, 2018 News Release Astaldi Workers Not Paid & Building Trades Council Calls for Immediate Meeting with Premier Trades NL / Resource Development Trades Council (RDTC) is confirming that Astaldi Canada did not meet payroll at the Muskrat Falls project site this week, meaning workers did not get paid for work done, and are […]

Friday, October 19, 2018 News Release Building Trades Council Calling on Premier & Nalcor to Protect Employees Trades NL / Resource Development Trades Council (RDTC) is calling on Premier Ball and Nalcor to intervene and ensure workers at the Muskrat Falls project site are protected, accommodated to travel home safely and compensated for their work […]