News from Ontario Federation of Labour
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On April 28, thousands of workers, friends and families of those killed and injured on the job commemorate the labour movement's most solemn occasion, the annual Day of Mourning.
The Ontario Federation of Labour is asking people to complete a survey on their experiences with precarious work.
The Ontario Federation of Labour observed International Migrants Day on December 18 by calling on the Province of Ontario to implement a Migrant Workers' Bill of Rights.
Ontarians with Disabilities Hit the Hardest by Government Cuts: OFL Statement for International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 2012
"Thousands of injured and ill workers who became disabled because of their work are seeking to return to the paid labour market and are confronted by constant reductions in the benefits and support provided by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board."
A group of workers caught in protracted labour disputes are refusing to leave the gallery of the Queen's Park Legislature to protest the defeat of a private members' bill that would ban the use of temporary replacement workers.