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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

No matter when you are buying a new vehicle or for what purpose, you have the opportunity to use this substantial buying power to support working people.

January 31, 2019

(TORONTO, ON) – The Ontario Federation of Labour demands that the Premier throw out the draft legislation leaked today and scrap all plans for the privatization of health care in Ontario. The leaked draft includes the government’s plan for creating a super-agency with extraordinary powers over the delivery of health care across Ontario.

This month in labour history

3-02-1939 421 members of the Mackenzie-Papineau battalion disembark at Halifax. Of the 1,300 who fought fascism in the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), half of them had been killed. Most Mac-Paps had been recruited by their unions and were union activists. [more]

We want your ideas on how to increase the supply of housing.

Consultation closing date: January 25, 2019

Ontario Housing Supply survey

January 17, 2019

(TORONTO, ON) The Ontario Federation of Labour is joining the call of education unions in Ontario to support and properly fund Ontario’s public education systems.

Education has the power to define and change a person’s life. The hard work and dedication of educators and support staff and their ability to shape the minds of our young people are of paramount importance to families across Ontario.

January 17, 2019

1-01-1952 Old Age Security, the country's first universal pension plan, comes into effect for Canadians at 70 years of age. The Canada Pension Plan, based on employment contributions, follows in 1966. [more]

6-01-1882 The Toronto Trades and Labour Council endorses the principle of equal pay for equal work between men and women. [more]