The Toronto & York Region Labour Council is a central labour body that combines the strength of local unions representing 200,000 women and men who work in every sector of the economy.
Voices from the Frontline
The COVID-19 pandemic is a historic moment, and workers are being seen with a new reverence and respect. We want to make sure we capture our members’ stories, to make sure no one forgets the sacrifices they are making. That’s why Labour Council, in partnership with the Broadbent Institute, is producing Voices from the Frontline, a 4-part panel series where we pick a theme each week and talk directly to workers on the frontline.Find out about the campaign »
Priority Responses to COVID-19
Uncertain times are never easy. Our history as a labour movement and as Canadians shows time and again how together we can meet adversity. We have shared with neighbours and with complete strangers, protected the vulnerable, and sheltered those without a home. During the present COVID19 health crisis, every one of us will be challenged to be the best that we can – generous, thoughtful and selfless.Find out about the campaign »
Racism on the Front Page
The world was shocked and outraged to see the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis...
Cities Need Help
Municipal workers are on the frontlines going flat out to deliver the public services that...