NDP MPP Teresa Armstrong Promised to #MakeItFair

On Wednesday, April 27, OFL representatives lobbied London—Fanshawe MPP Teresa Armstrong and secured a promise to bring in sweeping changes to labour law reform to #MakeItFair for every worker. It was part of an intensive province-wide lobby effort to put pressure on local politicians to support improvements to the province's employment laws to make it easier to join a union and to lift standards for every worker. Help amplify our message by tweeting your support to @TArmstrongNDP to #MakeItFair. Continue reading

Call on MPP Laura Albanese to #MakeItFair

On Wednesday, April 27, OFL representatives lobbied York South-Weston MPP Laura Albanese to bring in sweeping changes to labour law reform to #MakeItFair for every worker. It was part of an intensive province-wide lobby effort to put pressure on local politicians to support improvements to the province's employment laws to make it easier to join a union and to lift standards for every worker. Help amplify our message by tweeting @Laura_Albanese to #MakeItFair. Continue reading

Call on MPP Harinder Malhi to #MakeItFair

On Thursday, April 28, OFL representatives lobbied Cambridge MPP Harinder Malhi to bring in sweeping changes to labour law reform to #MakeItFair for every worker. It was part of an intensive province-wide lobby effort to put pressure on local politicians to support improvements to the province's employment laws to make it easier to join a union and to lift standards for every worker. Help amplify our message by tweeting @HarinderMalhi to #MakeItFair. Continue reading

Call on MPP Indira Naidoo to #MakeItFair

On Thursday, April 28, OFL representatives lobbied Cambridge MPP Indira Naidoo to bring in sweeping changes to labour law reform to #MakeItFair for every worker. It was part of an intensive province-wide lobby effort to put pressure on local politicians to support improvements to the province's employment laws to make it easier to join a union and to lift standards for every worker. Help amplify our message by tweeting @MPPIndiraNH to #MakeItFair. Continue reading

Call on MPP Kathryn McGarry to #MakeItFair

  On Thursday, April 28, OFL representatives lobbied Cambridge MPP Kathryn McGarry to bring in sweeping changes to labour law reform to #MakeItFair for every worker. It was part of an intensive province-wide lobby effort to put pressure on local politicians to support improvements to the province's employment laws to make it easier to join a union and to lift standards for every worker. Help amplify our message by tweeting @Kathryn_McGarry to #MakeItFair. Continue reading

RELEASE: NDP Declares Support for $15 Minimum Wage

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 community groups, calling themselves “Fight for $15 and Fairness,” that has launched a campaign to demand sweeping changes to Ontario’s labour laws and a $15 minimum wage. The NDP’s announcement makes it the first political party in Ontario to support the popular demand for a $15 minimum wage. Continue reading

Join the campaign to change Ontario’s outdated labour laws to make it fair for everyone

Ontario workers are increasingly trapped in precarious part-time, temporary, contract and subcontracted jobs, as employersin every sector drive down wages and working conditions. Today, we have a once-in-a-generation chance to make sweeping changes to Ontario’s labour laws. Continue reading