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Ford is using the health emergency to assault democracy with Bill 195, says OFL
July 22, 2020 10:27 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, July 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Federation of Labour is outraged by the anti-democratic, and unprecedented Bill 195 that has been rammed through the legislature by the Ford...
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COVID-19 economic recovery plan must put people first if it is to succeed, says the Ontario Federation of Labour
June 24, 2020 13:10 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, June 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For an effective economic recovery that protects the health and safety of Ontarians, the government must put people first, invest in the public services,...
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MEDIA ADVISORY: "Caravan for Justice" heads to St. Catharines to demand immediate protections and permanent resident status for migrant workers, as COVID-19 cases spike on farms
June 12, 2020 12:39 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, June 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fight for $15 & Fairness campaign will lead a caravan on Saturday, June 13, to demand urgent action from the Trudeau government to grant full...
Ford Government should immediately repeal Bill 124, after Manitoba Court strikes down similar wage restraint legislation as unconstitutional, says Ontario Federation of Labour
June 12, 2020 12:24 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, June 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontario unions are renewing their call for the Ford government to repeal Ontario’s wage control legislation (Bill 124), after a court ruling struck down a...
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REPEAT – Media Advisory: Wednesday, June 3, Ontarians will demand action during the Ford Failed Us Province-wide Day of Action
June 03, 2020 06:00 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, June 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontarians are fed up with the Ford government’s failure to support the working people of Ontario, and they will be telling him so on Wednesday, June 3 with...
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Media Advisory: Wednesday, June 3, Ontarians will demand action during the Ford Failed Us Province-wide Day of Action
June 02, 2020 16:57 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontarians are fed up with the Ford government’s failure to support the working people of Ontario, and they will be telling him so on Wednesday, June 3 with...
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Ford government’s new infectious disease emergency leave rules are an attack on Ontario’s most vulnerable workers, says OFL
June 02, 2020 14:25 ET | Ontario Federation of Labour
TORONTO, June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ford Conservative’s infectious disease emergency leave rules should increase worker protections, not remove access to severance and termination pay as...
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Open Letter to Premier Doug Ford
May 28, 2020 18:08 ET | Ontario Health Coalition
Attn: Assignment Editor TORONTO, May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dear Premier Ford, While we are pleased that your government has committed to independence, non-partisanship and...
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Inquiry into Long-Term Care & COVID-19 Cannot Preclude Immediate Actions that are Needed, Must be Independent and Transparent: Health Coalition
May 19, 2020 14:09 ET | Ontario Health Coalition
TORONTO, May 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Health Coalition, which has called for a full public commission or inquiry into the province’s response to COVID-19, responded to the Ford...
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COVID-19 numbers still escalating in a “devastating” way in Ontario’s long-term care homes: Health Coalition calls a Day of Action to press Ford government for more concrete measures to stop the spread and stabilize the sector
April 30, 2020 16:58 ET | Ontario Health Coalition
TORONTO, April 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the Ontario Health Coalition is completing the gargantuan task of updating its tracking of the spread of COVID-19 in health care settings that now...