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Take Action on Fight for $15 and Fairness!

The Fight for a $15 minimum wage and fairness at the workplace continues. So far the legislation has been proposed in Ontario but it has not been passed yet. Find out what you can do to make sure it does!

$15 min. wage good for workers AND business

Economist Armine Yalnizyan of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives explains why raising the minimum wage in Ontario to $15 per hour is good for both workers and business. Read her article in Maclean’s …

Property manager overturns decision to contract Jani-King in Ottawa

When workers stick together we can win! It doesn’t hurt to remind ourselves of this important lesson. In mid-November, a number of janitors working at three different locations in Ottawa were told they would be out of a job by December 1st when Jani-King Inc. took over the cleaning contracts.

CityTV News Coverage: Workers rally at Queen’s Park for $15 minimum wage

Workers and advocates marched to Queen’s Park in Toronto to say the $11.40 minimum wage, which came into effect on Saturday, wasn’t enough. They’re calling for $15.

Five thousand rally to demand change from the Ontario Government

J4J came out to rally at Queen’s Park in Toronto on October 1st demanding a $15 minimum wage and fairness for workers in Ontario.

Fight for $15 and Fairness October 1st Rally

Do you deserve respect at work? Do you want to see a $15 minimum wage? Do you agree that all of us need at least 7 paid sick days? Do you believe in fair scheduling? Do you want to stop wage theft, regulate temp agencies, or help other workers join a union? Then we need YOU at Queen’s Park on October 1.

SEIU Local 2 marches in Toronto, Ottawa and Halifax Labour Day parades

On Monday September 5, 2016, SEIU Local 2 members brought their families and gathered to march in the annual Labour Day Parade.

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Support Affordable Internet for All

Join ACORN Canada members from coast to coast in the fight for Internet for All!

Inspection blitzes needed to ensure vulnerable workers get paid: Toronto Star Editorial

Inspection blitzes succeed where individual claims don’t in getting workers the pay they’re owed. So why is Ontario’s Ministry of Labour relying on unpaid workers to launch claims?

Justice at Dream Office REIT Properties

Allegations of labour violations levelled at Dream Office REIT’s cleaning contractors on Bay St. properties in Toronto. Cleaners owed over $47,000 according to legal complaints.

Cleaners and allies in Ottawa rally in solidarity

Ottawa area cleaners and allies rallied at a Dream REIT property in Ottawa in a show of solidarity with Toronto cleaners struggling for justice.

Les agents d’entretien ont ratifié une entente qui comprend des prestations de santé familiale

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Cleaners Ratify Agreement that includes family health benefits

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Les agents d’entretien sont parvenus à une entente de principe avec les employeurs

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Ottawa janitors reach tentative deal

More information about next weeks’ member ratification meeting is available in the UPCOMING EVENTS section to the right of this post –>.

Les nettoyeurs à Ottawa approuvent massivement un mandat de grève dans toute la ville

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Ottawa Strike Mandate

2,500 Janitors Could Start Rotating Walkouts First Week in August

Ottawa Cleaners gather for a Summer BBQ

About 70 members and their families came together on July 11th to enjoy some good food and company. Posted by Justice For Janitors SEIU Local 2 on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share …

Ottawa Strike Mandate Vote

Deadline extended to Friday July 24, 2015.