Ontario Federation of Labour

Ontario Federation of Labour

January 20, 2010 17:11 ET

Media Advisory: Cabinet Ministers to Meet With Labour on Upcoming Ontario Budget

11 a.m., Thursday, January 21 7 Queen's Park Crescent Frost Building, South

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 20, 2010) - Union leaders representing the largest group of Ontario workers ever will walk united into a meeting with two key cabinet ministers tomorrow to discuss government action on jobs and the economy.

Attending the meeting with Finance Minister Dwight Duncan and Labour Minister, Peter Fonseca will be public and private sectors leaders representing more than a million workers in health, education, manufacturing, forestry, construction, and the service sector.

"This is a very positive step for Ontario working people," says OFL president Sid Ryan. "It's a welcome opportunity for this group of leaders to discuss the province's upcoming budget with government, and we're looking forward to constructive dialogue."

Ryan will be available for comment following the meeting.

Contact Information

  • OFL
    Sid Ryan
    416-209-0066 (cellular)
    Mike Belmore
    416-443-7658 (direct)
    905-308-4300 (cellular) or 1-800-668-9138