March 30, 2010. The Good Jobs for All Coalition is celebrating the scheduled increase on March 31, 2010 in Ontario’s minimum wage to $10.25 an hour, up 0.75 cents from $9.50.
TORONTO – The Harper Government’s 2010 Federal Budget has utterly failed to fix Employment Insurance (EI) and help thousands of unemployed workers survive Canada’s ongoing economic crisis. Continue reading Harper’s 2010 Budget Fails to Fix EI
Employment Equity was one of the themes at the November 2008 Summit. It has also been identified at the recent Good Green Jobs for All conference as part of the solution. It underscores the importance of the notion “FOR ALL”, and will be an issue focused on in 2010.
The GJFA Coalition joined with the Coalition for Change for Caregivers and Temporary Foreign Workers and community, women’s, immigrant rights, faith-based and trade union organizations strongly opposing the proposed changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program which will entrench a disposable workforce with few rights.
The GJFA Coalition’s is continuing work on the Fix Employment Insurance (EI) Campaign, launched at the start of 2009. In 2010 we intend to continue to fight to make sure that workers being laid off across Canada get the employment insurance that they pay for.
On Christmas Eve 2009 four immigrant construction workers were killed and another crippled when the swing stage they were working on broke in two and they plunged 13 storeys. Continue reading Good Jobs for All Coalition calls for Meaningful Protection for Workers in Precarious Jobs
by Karl Flecker National Director Anti-Racism and Human Rights Department Canadian Labour Congress
January 5, 2010
Regulations Amending the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (Temporary Foreign Workers) released October 10, 2009 in the Canada Gazette Vol. 143, No. 41
Continue reading CLC response to IRPA Regulatory Changes Regarding TFWs
September 21, 2009 @ Ryerson Unviersity Continue reading Help Wanted – A Good Jobs for All Forum on EI and the Jobs Crisis
Good Jobs for all Summit, Toronto, November 22, 2008. Over 1000 Labour, and Community delegates attended. Images from firstname.lastname@example.org. Continue reading Photos from Good jobs for All Conference
Communities rally to oppose Harper’s new immigration changes.
Continue reading Rally in Support of Immigrant & Migrant Workers