July, 2019

Premier Ford’s derogatory term for mental illness offensive and unacceptable

“Any self-respecting members of [Ford’s] Cabinet should do the right thing and stand up to this kind of ...

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3 Things You Can Do to Protect Yourself at Work

Now is the time to stand up and protect yourself at work. Wages are low, harassment and discrimination ...

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Health Canada must protect Canada’s public blood supply, not increase risk by expanding private collection

“Health Canada should focus on patient safety and supporting Canada’s public blood system. Instead, they are supporting private companies ...

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OFL deeply saddened to announce the passing of Chris Schenk, its former Director of Research

(TORONTO, ON) – The officers and staff of the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) are tremendously heartbroken to ...

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External review concludes govt. acted properly in Hassan Diab’s extradition case

Despite the case collapsing in the French court due to weak evidence, an external review of Diab’s case ...

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BCGEU participates in provincial workers’ compensation system review

“Workplace injuries can be devastating for workers. Unfortunately, our current workers’ compensation system just compounds their challenges.” — ...

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New grant from BC govt. helps distribute sanitary products, collects research on period poverty

“Good research leads to good public policy. We are excited about this project and the insights it will ...

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Nova Scotia invests $1.86M in home care sector

“Home care workers are some of the most dedicated and compassionate people working in health care and government ...

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Government inaction on auto industry layoffs is shameful, says Ontario Federation of Labour

The government is failing Ontario’s auto industry by once again sitting on its hands after the Ford Motor ...

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OPSEU demands government reverse its decision to privatize commercial fishery inspections

“Until the government reverses course, it’s basically telling the commercial fishing industry: you don’t have a license to ...

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