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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,...
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OFL: Poll confirms overwhelming support for mandated paid sick days
April 22, 2021 08:00 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, April 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- There is overwhelming support for mandated paid sick days, as confirmed by polling data released today. The poll found that 83 per cent of Ontarians...
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REPEAT - Workers demand: “Premier Ford, do your job so we don’t die doing ours”
April 20, 2021 09:00 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, April 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the Ford government’s disastrous pandemic response and in advance of the Day of Mourning for injured and killed workers on April 28, the...
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Workers demand: “Premier Ford, do your job so we don’t die doing ours”
April 19, 2021 16:45 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the Ford government’s disastrous pandemic response and in advance of the Day of Mourning for injured and killed workers on April 28, the...
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OFL gravely concerned that new COVID-19 restrictions fall short on protections for workers
April 16, 2021 17:03 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, April 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is gravely concerned that new COVID-19 restrictions do not include additional protections to keep workers safe....
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Ontario Federation of Labour and Democracy Watch call on Attorney General to disclose constitutional evaluation of Bill 254
April 15, 2021 11:01 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As MPPs vote on the third reading of Bill 254 today, the Ontario Federation of Labour and Democracy Watch are calling on Ontario Attorney General Doug...
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Ontario Federation of Labour urges Ford’s Conservative government to act now to fix Laurentian University crisis
April 12, 2021 15:41 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As insolvency proceedings at Laurentian University continue, Ontario’s labour movement urges Premier Ford and Minister Ross Romano to step up and fix the...
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Budget 2021 lacks the bold vision Ontario needs for a just recovery
March 24, 2021 18:51 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, March 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 2021 Ontario Budget misses the mark on leading Ontarians out of this year-long public health crisis and towards a just recovery. The Budget lacks...
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OFL Calls on Ford Government to Reject Uber’s Proposal to Carve Gig Workers Out of Basic Employment Protections
March 16, 2021 09:00 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, March 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Federation of Labour calls on the Ford Government to reject Uber’s proposal to rewrite Ontario’s employment laws to trap its drivers in...