Long-term Care COVID-19 Commission Releases Interim Recommendations: UFCW Locals 175 & 633 continues to urge immediate action to improve long-term care and other healthcare MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the Ontario government’s Long-term Care COVID-19 Commission interim recommendations released today, Locals 175 & 633 of the...
As start of school year approaches, school buses may still have to transport up to 72 children per trip despite COVID-19; Union for drivers and monitors in Northern Ontario calls on all parties to revisit plans
September 02, 2020 11:56 ET | United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 175 & 633
SUDBURY, Ontario, Sept. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Across Ontario, school bus companies have been scrambling to establish plans that meet the framework put forth by the Ford PC government and the...
Improvements to long-term care system long overdue: UFCW Locals 175 & 633 urges immediate action in addition to commission’s review  
July 30, 2020 19:32 ET | UFCW Locals 175 & 633
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Following the Ontario government’s announcement of its commission and staffing study into the province’s long-term care homes, Locals 175...
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UN highlights the unique challenges faced by Disabled Injured Workers during COVID-19
May 19, 2020 07:00 ET | Injured Workers Community Legal Clinic
THUNDER BAY, Ontario, May 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights recently gave a statement sounding the alarm that Canadians living with...
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RCCAO commends release of Ontario government's COVID-19 action plan
March 25, 2020 20:03 ET | RCCAO
Vaughan, March 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Finance Minister Rod Phillips tabled the Province’s 2020 Economic and Fiscal Update, entitled Ontario’s Action Plan 2020: Responding to COVID-19. The...
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RESCON applauds Ontario government’s COVID-19 action plan
March 25, 2020 18:57 ET | RESCON
Vaughan, March 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Province has released March 2020 Economic and Fiscal Update – Ontario's Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19. The document provides the first step...
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Injured Workers Denounce Premium Rate Reduction & Death at Fiera Foods TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Network of Injured Workers’ Groups (ONIWG) is appalled that the Ford government and WSIB are giving yet another massive gift to employers in...
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Injured Workers Call to Stop the Cuts to Legal Aid
July 11, 2019 08:00 ET | Injured Workers Community Legal Clinic
BARRIE, Ontario, July 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Injured workers and their supporters are holding an action at noon outside the constituency office of new Attorney General Doug Downey, to demand...
Legal Aid cuts will reduce services to injured workers
June 14, 2019 14:29 ET | Injured Workers Community Legal Clinic
TORONTO, June 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On June 12th Injured Workers Community Legal Clinic was informed that our clinic’s budget was reduced by 22% retroactive to April 1st.  As one of the...
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Injured Workers Rally Against Poverty & Privatization
May 31, 2019 08:00 ET | Injured Workers’ Consultants
TORONTO, May 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ford government and WSIB continue to come under fire from injured workers and supporters, with a rally at Queen’s Park taking place on Saturday, June...