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Major Rallies Planned, Keep Hydro Public

A half a billion dollars per year – that is what’s at stake in the sale of Hydro One. As Ontario’s Financial Accountability Officer Stephen LeClair has reported, the provincial Liberal government’s sale of our public utility will cost the province $500 million per year in lost revenue. This is revenue that our schools, hospitals,

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OFL Statement on the Paris Attacks, Refugees and the Path to Peace

November 16, 2015 By Sid Ryan, OFL President The coordinated killings that rocked Paris over the weekend are an unspeakable horror. Ontario workers are united in our sympathy and solidarity with the victims, their families, friends and, indeed, the people of France who have been shaken by these attacks. However, Canadians who have recently rejected

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Inside the Labour Campaign That Stopped Hudak | Sid Ryan

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5 Reasons Why You Can’t Trust Tim Hudak

Toronto & York Region Labour Council – YouTube

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National Day of Mourning observed on April 28

National Day of Mourning is an annual day of remembrance to commemorate workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illnesses due to workplace-related incidents. On this day we remember and honour the lives lost or injured and renew our commitment to improving health and safety in the workplace for the prevention of future accidents.

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Negotiations Update

The negotiations team is meeting with the management negotiations team for the first time on Friday April 25. Please attend meetings for updates.

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Closing submissions in coroner’s inquest into the death of Jeffrey Baldwin to continue this week

Closing submissions from the coroner’s inquest into the death of Jeffrey Baldwin are set to go on through to the end of this week. Recommendations are being presented to prevent such situations and to explore issues surrounding the case. CUPE National released the following information and urges the youth minister to be in attendance for

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Update on the progress of the inquest touching the death of Jeffrey Baldwin

TORONTO – The inquest touching the death of Jeffrey Baldwin, which began on September 9, 2013 and has heard from over 60 witnesses, will begin hearing closing submission and recommendations next week at the coroner’s court. On February 4-6, 2014, all parties with standing (CUPE Local 2190, CCAS, York CAS, Toronto Police Services, surviving siblings,

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Statement regarding the inquest touching the death of Jeffrey Baldwin

Sep 10, 2013 10:02 AM TORONTO — Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) from the child welfare sector are among the parties granted the opportunity to participate at a coroner’s inquest in Toronto touching the death of five year old Jeffrey Baldwin. Jeffrey died on November 30, 2002 while in the custody

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