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It’s time to close the gender wage gap with action

August 25, 2016

(TORONTO, ON) ─ The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is pleased to see the Steering Committee recommendations for closing the gender wage gap, combined with the immediate steps that will be taken by government. These recommendations must now go beyond examination and evaluation of the gender wage gap across sectors to developing concrete policies and…

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Letter to Premier Wynne and Minister Flynn: Changing Workplaces Review Special Advisors’ Interim Report

August 3, 2016

On August 3, 2016, the OFL sent a letter to Premier Wynne and Minister Flynn applauding the release of the Changing Workplaces Review Interim Report and commending the Special Advisors’ efforts, rigour and attention to detail in producing the report. The OFL renewed calls to the Premier and minister for a major overhaul to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act and the province’s…

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Interim “Changing Workplaces Review” Report should be a Springboard for Employment Reforms

July 27, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                      July 27, 2016 (TORONTO, ON) ─ The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) welcomes the release of the Interim Report from the Government of Ontario’s Changing Workplaces Review. The report lays out the parameters for action to improve and modernize Ontario’s outdated employment laws. The report summarizes the many challenges facing employees in…

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Read the Spring Issue of the OFL Action Report

April 25, 2016

Download the spring issue of the OFL Action Report. LETTER FROM PRESIDENT CHRIS BUCKLEY Sisters and Brothers, We are less than six months into the first term of your new OFL leadership and I am proud to report that we have made significant strides in the commitments that we made to you back at our…

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OFL Applauds Ontario NDP Support for a $15 Minimum Wage

April 4, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2016 OFL Applauds Ontario NDP Support for a $15 Minimum Wage (TORONTO, ON) ─ The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) welcomes an announcement from Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, pledging her party’s support for a $15 minimum wage. The OFL is part of a broad coalition of labour unions and…

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Reforming Labour Laws: There’s a Lot on the line

June 17, 2015

Ontario’s labour laws are set for review this year and there is a lot on the line. It has been 20 years since labour laws were re-opened in Ontario and that was under a Mike Harris government, when many of the gains made during the province’s first-ever NDP government were rolled back. Today there is…

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