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07.23.20

Ontario Government Using Health Emergency to Assault Democracy with Bill 195

The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is outraged by Bill 195 that has been rammed through the legislature by the Ford Conservatives. The bill declares Ontario’s state of emergency over while letting the government override the rights of Ontarians and dodge public oversight. All workers have the right to bargain collectively with their employer under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, but Bill 195 allows employers to bypass collective agreements in the workplace; deny vacation; and contract out jobs.

Union leaders in Ontario met earlier this week to chart their response. Ontarians can speak up against the bill using a one-click web tool to call Conservative Member of Provincial Parliaments.

Read more about Bill 195 here.

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