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 […]

Carpenters Local 27, the training centre with people working on the frame of the houses

Ontario’s Carpenters’ Union, experiencing a loss of political influence and power following the provincial election that led to the Doug Ford’s Conservative Party victory, says it will form alliances and fight in the courts to preserve worker’s rights under the new regime. The union had advocated for the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT), seeking compulsory […]

Welcome to the new online home of Carpenters’ Local 27, a local union that represents over 7,500 men and women working across the GTA and surrounding areas. It is my hope that this newly designed website will provide you with informative content highlighting services and resources available for both members and those wanting to join […]