November, 2019

Power of Many: Resolutions, November 29

The following resolutions were carried on November 29, 2019 by the Ontario Federation of Labour: 133. To make ...

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We must act for an environmentally sustainable future

The National Union is releasing a series of backgrounders on environmental challenges facing Canadians. See more at: NUPGE’s website ...

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World AIDS Day and Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week

The theme of this year’s World AIDS Day is “Communities Make the Difference.” See more at: NUPGE’s website ...

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Abdi Hagi Yusuf is the recipient of the OFL Bob Borch Human Rights Award

Abdi Hagi Yusuf, CUPW, is the 2019 recipient of the Bob Borch Human Rights Award, which was established ...

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Workshop: Ford has no mandate for reforms to labour laws, and the labour movement can resist

Premier Doug Ford is now a year and a half into his term and his government has already ...

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Legal Aid cuts undermine justice for all Ontarians

Ontario’s already cash-strapped legal aid community is facing major cuts and providers are concerned they will not be ...

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OFL’s Power of Many action plan to develop leaders for an Ontario for All

The OFL’s Director of Research, Thevaki Thevaratnam presented the organization’s Power of Many vision document and action plan ...

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The burden of occupational disease remains a handicap for individuals, families and many Ontario communities

According to Sylvia Boyce, Health, Safety and Environment Coordinator with USW District 6, “Occupational diseases are the leading ...

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Economic inequality key to the rise of the Alt-Right and unions can stop the rise of hate

As working-class anger over economic inequality and the precarity of work grows, the Alt-Right has taken up populist ...

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The labour movement has a responsibility to respond to refugee crises

The labour movement has always stepped up to challenges, and accepting refugees into our community is no different, ...

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