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Teddy Bears Picket for Library Workers: Sat. Apr. 30, from 11am to 1pm

April 29, 2016

WHEN: April 30, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm WHERE: Nathan Phillips Square 100 Queen St W Toronto, ON M5H 2N2 CONTACT: Event website CUPE Local 4948, representing workers at the Toronto Public Library, have been leading the fight against precarious work in the city. Library workers at a critical stage in bargaining with…

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VIDEO: Solidarity Rally for CUPE 3902

March 6, 2015

University of Toronto educational workers went on legal strike on February 27, 2015 against precarious work and poverty salaries. The Ontario Federation of Labour organized a rally on March 5 to support CUPE 3902. The OFL will continue to rally with CUPE 3902 until a fair settlement is reached … after all, their working conditions…

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Advisory: Rally for Fairness Saturday in Bonfield

October 4, 2013

For immediate release October 03, 2013 Media Advisory: Rally for Fairness Saturday in Bonfield Labour leaders and workers from across Ontario to rally with striking Bonfield municipal workers Saturday, October 5, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (BONFIELD, ONTARIO) – Ontario Federation of Labour President Sid Ryan, CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn and North Bay District…

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OFL Statement for Women’s History Month – October 2013

September 26, 2013

OFL STATEMENT September 26, 2013 Women Workers Making History – Inside Unions and Out: OFL Statement for Women’s History Month – October 2013 Many unions and federations now have policies that designate seats on leadership bodies for women and other equity groups. In Canada, this process began in 1983 when the Ontario Federation of Labour…

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MEDIA RELEASE: New Premier Faces Record Opposition: 30,000 Rally to Demand Restoration of Public Services and Democratic Rights

January 26, 2013

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2013 New Premier Faces Record Opposition: 30,000 Rally to Demand Restoration of Public Services and Democratic Rights (Toronto, Ontario) – Over 30,000 protesters descended on Maple Leaf Gardens this afternoon as Liberal Party delegates prepared to elect the next Premier of Ontario. Coming from every corner of the province and…

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Media Advisory: Liberals to Elect New Premier Amid Unprecedented Protest

January 25, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2013  Media Advisory: Liberals to Elect New Premier Amid Unprecedented Protest (Toronto, Ontario) – Whoever is elected to be the new Premier of Ontario will have to face the largest protest of the party’s eight years in government. “The Liberals have tried to pretend that their only opposition is from…

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Ontario Liberals to Face Largest Protest Yet at #J26Rally: Over 100 Buses Booked and More are Rolling in Daily

January 18, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2013 Ontario Liberals to Face Largest Protest Yet at #J26Rally: Over 100 Buses Booked and More are Rolling in Daily (Toronto, Ontario) – With its Leadership Convention only a week away, the public backlash against the Ontario Liberal Party shows no signs of abating. The protest scheduled for 1:00 pm…

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Donate to the OFL Jack Layton Memorial Statue: Memorial Progam Available for Download

November 28, 2012

Help us remember Jack’s contribution to Canada and donate now to a statue in his honour.

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MEDIA RELEASE: McGuinty’s Anti-Union Posturing is Simply a Crass Game of Politics that Will Cost Him a Majority

September 6, 2012

For Immediate Release September 6, 2012 (Toronto, ON) — Stealing a page out of Tim Hudak’s failed “Change Book,” Premier Dalton McGuinty made a cynical electoral play when he decided to try to vilify school teachers and educational workers. In a deposition delivered last night on the McGuinty government’s controversial anti-worker bill, OFL President Sid…

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Media Advisory: McGuinty’s Anti-Worker Gamble will Cost Him a Majority Government

September 5, 2012

For Immediate Release September 5, 2012 (Toronto, ON) — Stealing a page out of Tim Hudak’s failed “Change Book,” Premier Dalton McGuinty made a cynical electoral play when he decided to try to vilify school teachers and educational workers. In tonight’s deposition on the McGuinty government’s controversial anti-worker bill, the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) will…

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