The Toronto & York Region Labour Council is a central labour body that combines the strength of hundreds of local unions representing 205,000 working men and women and their families.
Join the fight for a stronger city
From local political involvement, to community services and a steady commitment to social justice, the Labour Council is deeply involved with the organization and advocacy on issues that are vital to working people throughout the region.
Don't Steal Our Subway
Breaking apart the TTC and handing over the subway to developers and the private sector will mean higher fares and less accountability. “Uploading” the subway will delay the new transit lines we need – there is no cost-free money the province can conjure out of thin air, but an immense number of legal and technical hurdles in the way. To fix our overcrowded transit system and make it more affordable, the Ontario government should provide a dedicated operating subsidy to the TTC, not break it apart.Find out about the campaign »
Climate change is real, and the need to tackle it is urgent. We must transform the economy to a model which is sustainable for generations to come. In Canada’s largest urban centre the labour movement is committed to working for climate justice and finding solutions that engage working people in every sector of the economy.Find out about the campaign »
News & Updates
Don’t Steal Our Subway! Labour Council to mobilize in day of action with Toronto activists to fight subway ‘grab and sell’ scheme.
On Friday February 22nd thousands of morning commuters at over 35 subway stops throughout Toronto...
Celebrating Black History Month
Labour Council celebrated Black History month on Thursday February 6th with a tribute to Albert...