Time for government to truthfully address their revenue problems to fix long-term care and other public services, Hahn tells finance committee.

WINDSOR, ON – “It’s time we had an honest conversation about what’s not working in this province and what it’s going to cost to fix it,” said CUPE Ontario president Fred Hahn speaking to the provincial finance committee that is in Windsor today for pre-budget hearings. “We’re seeing the impact of years of government underfunding…

Ontario Auditor General’s report reveals fiscal and moral bankruptcy of Liberals’ Fair Hydro Plan

TORONTO, ON – The Auditor General’s report, tabled today in the Ontario legislature, paints a picture of a Liberal government that has consistently placed the needs and rights of Ontarians behind those of its corporate funders, says CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn. By creating a system of accounting that deliberately obfuscates and hides the true…

Premier’s legal troubles continue

TORONTO, ON – CUPE Ontario president Fred Hahn and Goldblatt Partners lawyer Steven Shrybman will hold a press conference Thursday morning to outline the details of further legal action against the Premier over the sale of Hydro One. “This case is about more than the sale of Hydro One,” says Hahn. It’s about the government’s…

Ontario Federation of Labour welcomes NDP action to strengthen Bill 148

(TORONTO, ON) – The Ontario Federation of Labour welcomes the proposal for amendments to Bill 148 announced today by the Ontario New Democratic Party. “If enacted, these amendments would strengthen the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act and deliver greater fairness to workplaces across the province,” said Ontario Federation of Labour President Chris Buckley. “There’s no…