Agriculture workers at Ferme B. Cousineau & fils S. E. N. C. — a Quebec field crop operation and storage facility — have become the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 501 following a successful organizing campaign.
It appears the Ontario Government has once again forgotten the physical and financial pain of injured workers.
Mr. Peter Page, President of the Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups (ONIWG) sent an open letter to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty on March 15, 2012 showing that “every time the government or the WSIB raises a concern about its funding level, we find cuts to the benefits of injured workers.”
It’s no secret to working families that it’s getting harder to afford one of the most basic pleasures of childhood: the opportunity to play in an organized sports league. A sad fact that is especially true in economically depressed communities, like the Jane and Finch neighbourhood in Toronto.