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$15 minimum wage
If Doug Ford wants to end hallway medicine, he should support legislation promoting healthy wages and paid sick days.
Most Ontarians want minimum wage increases, but threats continue to be made by some employers.
Our long journey from conformity to individualism, and now to diverse communities.
700 workers at Toronto Pearson International Airport have been on strike since July 27th. This little strike has larger ramifications for airport industrial relations and its 50,000 workers.
Recent proclamations that a $15 minimum wage will leave the Ontario economy in shambles are nothing new.
A tentative agreement has been reached between slot machine workers at Woodbine Raceway in Toronto and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. Members will vote on the agreement this weekend.
On October 1, the 800,000-plus workers who earn the minimum wage in Ontario received a raise, but don't celebrate too quickly: it went up by a mere 15 cents an hour.
The Fight for 15 campaign scored a huge victory with the announcement that Alberta will introduce a $15 minimum wage. The Canadian Labour Congress wants the rest of the country to follow suit.
With a steadfast, well-organized grassroots campaign pushing for a $15 minimum wage in Ontario now (not in 24 years), there is clearly political space to be taken up. Enter Andrea Horwath.