Category: Press Release

News Release TRADES NL CONGRATULATES MHA’S & ENCOURAGES GOVERNMENT TO IMMEDIATELY IMPLEMENT THE COMMUNITY BENEFITS RESOLUTION November 15, 2019 – Trades NL is congratulating Members of the House of Assembly on adopting the private members’ resolution brought forward by PC MHA Lloyd Parrott Wednesday regarding the implementation of a community benefits policy, and urges government […]

News Release TRADES NL CONDEMNS WALL TO WALL LABOUR AGREEMENT AT BULL ARM & CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO PUBLICLY DISCLOSE DETAILS OF LEASE WITH DF BARNES   November 13, 2019 – Trades NL is calling on the provincial government for full disclosure on details of the lease it has signed with DF Barnes for the Bull […]

News Release PROVINCE MISSING JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN LABRADOR WEST October 4, 2019 – Upon visiting the Towns of Labrador City and Wabush this week, Trades NL saw first-hand the many missed employment opportunities for Newfoundland & Labrador skilled trades workers as a result of the employment of many out-of-province workers. “After being on the ground […]

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 […]