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OFL urges Ford Government to put the brakes on flawed Ontario Workforce Recovery Advisory Committee
July 05, 2021 11:04 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, July 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontario’s labour movement is demanding that the Ford government put the brakes on its deeply flawed Ontario Workforce Recovery Advisory Committee. The...
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Ontario Federation of Labour announces boycott of Sheraton Ottawa Hotel
June 29, 2021 14:15 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
OTTAWA, June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Federation of Labour, which represents 54 unions and one million workers in Ontario has announced a boycott of the Sheraton Ottawa Hotel, 150...
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New ad by the Ontario Federation of Labour pledges “We Won’t Forget” the “Doug Ford Disaster”
June 16, 2021 11:00 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) have released a poignant new ad taking aim at Doug Ford’s failures and slamming his handling of the COVID-19...
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OFL Vows "We Won't Forget" as Ford government rams through unconstitutional Bill 307
June 14, 2021 16:34 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Ford Conservative government used the notwithstanding clause to ram through Bill 307, formerly Bill 254, anti-democratic legislation that takes...
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REPEAT – MEDIA ADVISORY: Ontarians virtually “Pack the Galleries” to protect democracy
June 14, 2021 07:00 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontarians are outraged that Ford is recalling the legislature to use the notwithstanding clause to override the constitution, after a judge ruled key parts...
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Ontarians virtually “Pack the Galleries” to protect democracy
June 11, 2021 17:55 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, June 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontarians are outraged that Ford is recalling the legislature to use the notwithstanding clause to override the constitution, after a judge ruled key parts...
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OFL: Ford’s use of notwithstanding clause threatens democracy
June 09, 2021 19:28 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, June 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After a decisive judgement by Justice Edward M. Morgan recognized the unconstitutionality of Bill 254’s amendments to the Ontario Election Act, Ford’s...
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OFL: Ford’s Conservatives continue attacks on workers’ rights with extension of Reopening Ontario Act
May 31, 2021 18:09 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, May 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This afternoon, Ford’s Conservative government extended the Reopening Ontario Act until December 1, 2021. The Act gives Ford’s Conservative government...
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OFL: Damning AG report Confirms Ford’s Conservative Government Failed to Protect Long-Term Care Residents During Pandemic
April 30, 2021 16:16 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, April 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On April 28, Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk released a damning report on the state of long-term care in Ontario including persistent overcrowding, poor...
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OFL: Workers need permanent paid sick leave, not the bare minimum
April 28, 2021 19:21 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, April 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontario’s new Worker Income Protection Benefit is a bare minimum response to the longstanding call for paid sick days from labour advocates, unions,...