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OFL demands justice and safe working conditions for all workers

Friday, September 15, 2017

(Toronto) – On September 2, 2016, 23-year old Amina Diaby, a temp agency worker who had been on the job just two weeks, was killed at the Fiera Foods plant in Toronto. The OFL’s Kill a Worker, Go to Jail campaign confirmed that this was the third worker death at that location. The OFL calls […]

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Ontario justice system failed the victims of the deadly Radiohead stage collapse, says OFL

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

(TORONTO, ON) – The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is raising serious concerns over the staying of charges in the deadly stage collapse at the Downsview Radiohead concert. “We are shocked and saddened with the decision to stay the charges,” said Chris Buckley, President of the Ontario Federation of Labour. “Our judicial system failed the […]

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The government must listen to workers, and amend Bill 148

Monday, September 4, 2017

From the person who lets you into the parkade, to the person who wrote the headline above this article, to the students who are working to pay for their schooling, workers in this province depend on the Labour and Employment laws to set the bar for fair treatment in the workplace. Those laws are outdated. […]

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Letter to the Minister: Addressing the disease cluster at GE Peterborough and the McIntyre powder cluster

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The Honorable Kevin Flynn Minister of Labour 400 University Avenue, 14th Floor Toronto, ON  M7A 1T7 Dear Minister Flynn: In March of this year I wrote to you raising concerns over the lack of proper funding for the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) to address the occupational disease cluster at GE Peterborough and […]

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Stand together against hate

Friday, August 18, 2017

(TORONTO, ON)  – The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) condemns the racist attacks in Charlottesville, Virginia and the rise in racist, Islamophobic, and xenophobic attacks in Canada and the United States. Racist attacks are on the rise in Canada. In recent times our country has seen the murder of six worshippers at the Centre Culturel […]

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Business lobby’s “Economic Impact Study” on Bill 148 fails to address the reality that past minimum wage increases prove that jobs are not at risk, says OFL

Monday, August 14, 2017

  (TORONTO, ON) – The Ontario Federation of Labour is raising serious concern about the validity of the assertions in the Keep Ontario Working (KOW) coalition’s commissioned economic impact analysis of Bill 148, conducted by the Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis (CANCEA). “The assertions released today by the corporate lobby is inaccurate, incomplete and just […]

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