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Court Ruling Against Bill 115 Secures Charter Rights of Every Worker

April 21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2016 Court Ruling Against Bill 115 Secures Charter Rights of Every Worker OFL Calls on Premier Wynne to Bring Balance and Fairness to Labour Laws (TORONTO, ON) ─ The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) applauded yesterday’s Ontario Superior Court ruling upholding the collective bargaining rights of educational workers, including their…

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OFL & Ontario Common Front to Host Anti-Poverty Assembly from April 17-18, 2015

March 10, 2015

Ontario remains a wealthy province inflicted with the disease of poverty. The only way to reverse the trend towards greater inequality is through broad and diverse organizing to demand meaningful change at every level. The Ontario Common Front and the Ontario Federation of Labour are calling on you to join students, workers, retirees and community…

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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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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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