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“The UAW fully supports this $20 million dollar investment at the GM Romulus plant and encourages more of this in the future.

JOINT STATEMENT OF UAW PRESIDENT GARY JONES AND UAW VICE PRESIDENT TERRY DITTES ON GM HAMTRAMCK ANNOUNCEMENT OF CONTINUED OPERATION

October 29, 2018  

The Ontario Federation of Labour maintains office hours Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

It’s time for Ontario Premier Doug Ford and his team to read the fine print in Bill 148.

Once they do, they will realize that along with turning back the clock on workers’ rights and benefits, repealing it will undo an important source of support and protection for survivors of sexual violence and abuse.

This legislation is critical in promoting the safety of any worker, but we know women experience domestic violence at higher rates and are more likely to be seriously injured or killed by a current or former partner.

Doug Ford cuts hospital beds and funding – calls it an increase

Sighs of relief rippled across the North American car industry on Monday. There would be no "Carmageddon" caused by auto tariffs torpedoing cross-border trade, now that NAFTA 2.0 had found a safe landing zone. 

U.S. President Donald Trump had threatened to apply tariffs of up to 25 per cent on any vehicle or automotive part entering America. With the successful conclusion of the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA), the Canadian and Mexican automotive industries are no longer facing the threat of such crippling disruptions.

September 26, 2018

(TORONTO, ON) – Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) announced today at its annual general meeting in Toronto, that it has eliminated its unfunded liability ahead of schedule and is introducing an across-the-board average premium reduction to employers of 29.8%.

September 21, 2018

Celebrate the Victories of the Past, the Promise of the Future The hours are brutally long; overtime pay doesn’t exist. Workplace safety is unheard of. Limbs are lost, and yet the machines grind on, indifferent to your suffering. Do you want to keep your job and feed your family? Your boss wants his roof repaired and a gift of his favorite liquor, too
Veterans Committees a Key Part in the Life of a Local Military service is a sacrifice for soldiers and families. Long, lonely years are spent without a loved one at home or in a foreign land surrounded by danger. The lucky ones come home without serious injuries. But once they get home, their service and needs require acknowledgement and support.