August 3, 2017

Ontario Campaign 2000 is encouraged that the Ontario government has introduced Bill 148, Fair Workplaces Better Jobs Act to update the Labour Relations Act (LRA) and Employment Standards Act (ESA). The changes within the bill will have a large impact on low income families in the province of Ontario and particularly impact some of the most marginalized in the province, including women, female lone parents, immigrants, and racialized workers. Providing workers with greater income security, job stability, and freedom to organize collectively for their rights as workers are crucial elements of any program for poverty reduction and eradication and to building a strong and healthy Ontario.

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