Carpenters Local 27 at the Labour Day Parade 2019

Contact your City Councillor and tell them that Bill 66 is bad for workers. The bill undermines Collective Bargaining Agreements that the labour movement in Canada has fought to establish for years. Fight for your rights and join us June 12th for a special workers’ rights Town Hall at the Danforth Music Hall ( 147 […]

Carpenters Local 27, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking at table with carpentry students
Carpenters Local 27, a diverse group of kids from Sick Kids Carpenters Union/Carpenters District Council of Ontario helps kids and their families by 1 million dollar gift this past week to The Hospital for Sick Children  "Building stronger communities also means strengthening those around us" -- The Carpenters Union says TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Over the years there has been a strong bond between The Hospital for Sick Children and […]

Carpenters Local 27, Ontario's Smith Todd speaking with sign that says "Open for Business"

In its latest drive to “cut red tape” the new Ontario government has introduced a bill that would rewrite a more than 30-year-old stipulation that restricts certain cities, schools and hospitals to hiring unionized construction firms for infrastructure work... Read More...

Carpenters Local 27, different colour hardhats

Bill 66, called the Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018, introduces further changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the “ESA”) and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (the “LRA”). Like Bill 47, covered in my October blog post and passed in November, Bill 66 brings in a broad range of changes. Time will tell, but the […]