22 Nov Toward a better future
Members of the labour movement across the region attended United Way Simcoe Muskoka’s 3rd annual Labour Breakfast on October 26, held at the Simcoe County Elementary Teachers’ Federation (SCETF) in Barrie’s south end. “We owe it to our young people to give them a better future,” asserted keynote speaker Chris Buckley, President of the Ontario Federation of Labour. He also spoke of the importance of Bill 148 – the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017. “We can create the Ontario we want!”
The annual event was presented in association with Barrie and District Labour Council, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Works Local 353, Labourers’ International Union of North America Local 183 and North Simcoe Muskoka District Labour Council and SCETF. Pictured here are Chris Buckley, President, Ontario Labour Federation and Dale Biddell, UWSM CEO.