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!
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.
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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Our new Toronto City-Wide Collective Bargaining Agreement was ratified by the membership on Saturday May 14. Read about the most important improvements won!
“This is good for my family,” said Olga da Cruz, a member of the bargaining committee. “I’ve never been paid when I’ve sick before. Just like all working families in Toronto, we needed some real improvements and we won them.”
Deal is a step forward for working families in Toronto.
A fair raise, paid sick days and improved health benefits are some of the basic demands that members of Justice for Janitors have tabled at negotiations with their employers. To date, the cleaning companies have said no, and in fact, have demanded concessions in several areas.
Toronto area janitors packed into the Holiday Inn Downtown Toronto on Saturday April 16th to get an update on city-wide bargaining. The result was an emphatic strike mandate. Over 2,000 cleaners are now in a strike position.
Join ACORN Canada members from coast to coast in the fight for Internet for All!
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?
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.
Janitors and their supporters returned to 30 Adelaide St. E in Toronto to call on Dream Office REIT to ensure the cleaning contractors they hire respect the law. The rally was attended by dozens of people, including Parkdale-High Park MPP Cheri DiNovo. Look for a new Toronto Star article on January 26, 2015.