REPEAT-MEDIA ADVISORY: Ontario workers host Phone Zap to demand action from Ford government on Omicron crisis
01/22/2022 | 09:01am EDT
TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This week the Ontario Federation of Labour released a joint statement highlighting six key demands that workers urgently need from the Ford government.
On Saturday, January 22 at 1:00 p.m., the Ontario Federation of Labour will join with hundreds of frontline workers and their supporters for a Phone Zap. At this virtual action, workers will make phone calls to members of Ford’s Conservative government urging the immediate implementation of the demands released this week.
The demands include:
Recall the legislature for an emergency session
Repeal Bills 124 and 195
Legislate a minimum of 10 permanent, employer-paid sick days
Hold an emergency summit of all stakeholders in the health care system
Require health care and educational institutions to provide airborne precautions