Ontario Federation of Labour

District 78 Takes Action, Joins Workers Protesting Ford Government’s Cuts Outside PC Convention

IAM District Lodge 78, joined by our labour allies from across Ontario, rallied in Niagara Falls on February 22, 2020 at the Progressive Conservative convention to protest the Ford government’s cuts to essential public services. Turnout was strong, with more than a thousand workers and families from across Ontario in attendance. “This government is failing Ontarians,” said Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) President Patty Coates at the rally. “Public services… Read More »District 78 Takes Action, Joins Workers Protesting Ford Government’s Cuts Outside PC Convention

Hard Work of IAM Local Lodge 3111 Helps Ensure Success of OFL Convention Voting

IAM delegates participated in the important work of the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) at its 2019 Convention, which took place in Toronto from November 25-29. Members of IAM Local 3111 had an especially vital job in ensuring that the conduct of voting for the new executive of the Ontario Federation of Labour was above reproach. The new executive of the OFL is President Patti Coates, Secretary-Treasurer Ahmad Gaied and… Read More »Hard Work of IAM Local Lodge 3111 Helps Ensure Success of OFL Convention Voting

In Memory of Mitch: Brother Paul Mitchell Honoured at OFL Convention

This week, IAM and other Union delegates are attending the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) convention in Toronto. The convention provides a unique opportunity for delegates to discuss, debate, and decide the direction of Ontario’s labour movement for the next two years.  Monday, November 25, 2019, was especially important to the IAM, as one of five awards to honour retired or deceased labour activists were presented. Sara Mitchell, (pictured far… Read More »In Memory of Mitch: Brother Paul Mitchell Honoured at OFL Convention