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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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HuffPost Blog: How Elevator Companies Are Making Safety Go Down in Ontario (by Sid Ryan)

June 6, 2013

Huffington Post blog by Sid Ryan How Elevator Companies Are Making Safety Go Down in Ontario Original article was published on June 5, 2013, read it here If you are one of the millions of Ontarians who lives in a high-rise or works in an office tower, you wake up every morning expecting to get…

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ADVISORY – Employer indifference puts lives at risk as 50,000 elevators breach provincial safety standards: Workers rally for strike settlement

June 5, 2013

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 6, 2013            MEDIA ADVISORY  Employer indifference puts lives at risk as 50,000 elevators breach provincial safety standards Workers rally for strike settlement (Toronto, Ontario) – One month after 1,400 Ontario elevator mechanics were forced on strike by an employer coalition with a near monopoly on elevator operation, nearly every one…

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