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Jun 25

June 25, 2017

Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017

Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (2017) is legislation with a direct effect on workers in Ontario – especially non-union workers whose only protection is the Employment Standards Act which Bill 148 will amend. The legislation comes out of the recent The Changing Workplaces Review process that took place over the last 2 years. The legislation is undergoing hearings conducted by the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs before it goes through a second reading in the legislature…

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Apr 14

April 14, 2016

WWEC, Windsor District Labour Council and making Waves Windsor Essex info booth in $15 and Fairness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Windsor/Essex wants big changes to employment and labour laws: Ontario communities join April 15 Day of Action for $15 and Fairness     Windsor, On. April 13, 2016 – On Friday, April 15 labour and community organizations across Ontario are uniting to call for decent work. These actions are taking place in advance of the first report of the province’s Changing Workplaces Review. For over a year, two advisors appointed by the Ministry of Labour have…

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Apr 13

April 13, 2016

$15 an hour minimum wage

THE CAMPAIGN POINTS: $15/Hr Minimum Wage: Ontario workers are struggling to get by. More and more decent jobs are being replaced by low-wage work. We need a minimum wage that brings workers above the poverty line. The minimum wage was frozen at $10.25 an hour for four years. Thanks to more than a year of organizing across the province by the Campaign to Raise the Minimum Wage, the government was forced to increase the minimum wage to $11 an hour…

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