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The Federation speaks for 700,000 organized Ontario workers and provides its affiliated labour councils and local unions with services in communications, education, research, legislative and political action, human rights, health and safety, workers' compensation, and basic education skills.

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January 30: Know your rights telephone town hall

When: Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. ET

Where: On the phone

Ontario's labour and employment laws are changing. Join the Ontario Federation of Labour for a telephone town hall to find out what changes to Bill 148 mean for workers across the province.

December 08, 2017

OFL Statement on the 2017 Day of Mourning

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. 

April 28, 2017

Make It Fair survey on precarious work

The Ontario Federation of Labour is asking people to complete a survey on their experiences with precarious work.

August 10, 2016

OFL Calls for a Migrant Workers' Bill of Rights to End Exploitation

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.

December 19, 2014

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."

December 04, 2012

Frustrated Workers Refuse to Leave Ontario Legislature in Protest of Defeat of Anti-Scab Law

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.

March 31, 2011