Ontario Federation of Labour

Ontario Federation of Labour

March 31, 2011 16:22 ET

Urgent Breaking News: OFL President Sid Ryan on Site for Interviews on Protest Underway Inside Queen's Park

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 31, 2011) - OFL President Sid Ryan is available at the bottom of the stairs in the main hall of Queen's Park to comment on a protest currently underway in the gallery of the Legislature. Workers who are currently caught in protracted labour disputes in various regions of the province are currently staging a sit-in in the gallery of the Legislative Assembly.

OFL President Sid Ryan is on hand for media interviews on the McGuinty Liberals' refusal to pass anti-scab legislation.

WHAT: Sit-in in Ontario Legislature by angry workers
WHERE: Queen's Park, main foyer (bottom of the stairs)
WHO: OFL President Sid Ryan, cell: 416-209-0066

Ontario workers are angered by the McGuinty government voting down a private member's bill that would ban the use of temporary replacement workers during labour disputes and protect workers' rights in Ontario.

The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) represents 54 unions and one million workers in Ontario. OFL President Sid Ryan is the voice of Ontario's labour movement.

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