Sid Ryan

Type: Person
Name: Sid Ryan
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Living on the minimum wage

A recent vow by New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Thomas Mulcair to institute a $15 federal minimum wage is prompting mixed reactions from students.Last week, Mulcair said that he would put forth the notion of a $15 per hour minimum wage to a vote in ... [Published The Varsity Online - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Media Advisory - Rally to save Canada Post at Finance Minister Joe Oliver's office Sept. 20

TORONTO , Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver's Toronto constituency office will be the site Sept. 20 of a coalition rally organized to protest the government's plans to stop home mail delivery by Canada Post.Buzz Hargrove, past ... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

NDP unlikely to shed tears if their federal minimum wage motion is defeated

An NDP motion calling for a $15 an hour federal minimum wage appears poised for defeat, a fact that is likely to suit the Official Opposition just fine as it positions itself for next year’s campaign.With just over a year to go before the 2015 election, ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

OFL Welcomes NDP Federal Minimum Wage Commitment

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 13, 2014) - The Ontario Federation of Labour welcomed the announcement today by the federal NDP that, if elected, an NDP government would reinstate the federal minimum wage, lay out a path to reaching $15 per hour, ... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Public union's demand for 'aboriginal spirit friend' leave chastised

By | Canada Politics  –The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is urging the federal government not to give-in to what they call the public sector unions’ “crazy” demands.Currently, the Treasury Board is in the midst of negotiating 27 collective agreements ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Politics is Labour’s proper place

Union boss should stay out of election ( Letters , Sept. 5)The letter writer takes offence at Sid Ryan who, in her words, "rants" against the federal government. I suppose then that she would also agree that Tim Hudak "ranted" against labour in the last ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Lost time claims fall sharply in Ontario statistics show

TORONTO -- Work may be less of a pain.Statistics provided by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Ontario show that time lost to employment-related accidents and injuries is on a sharp decline, leading to a freeze in employer premiums for the ... [Published Sun News - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Union boss should stay out of election campaign

City benefits from union advantage (Aug. 30)I take offence at Sid Ryan ranting against the federal government.We will have an election a year from now, and the people of Ontario will vote for a government which represents the people of Canada, not the ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Watch for Harper Tories to go after unions

Re: Harper will have a hard time winning votes in 2015 by attacking unions — Aug. 29As the president of a labour organization, Sid Ryan is naturally biased about the benefits of labour unions. But he's also not wrong: unions have always benefited all ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

The State of Labour on Labour Day

10:43 AM ET 7:13Sid Ryan is president of the Ontario Federation of Labour. He says the Bombardier strike shows how important unions are for young workers and their pensions. ... [Published CBC - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Labour Day: Political action gives Canada's unions new power in 2014

By | Canada Politics  –They take a licking but keep on ticking.That phrase — which was the tagline of the Timex watch company back in the 1980s — could also be used to describe the state Canada’s unions on Labour Day 2014.We’ve all seen the  stats : For ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ontario reviewing relations with border agency

“The objective of commercial vehicle safety blitzes (is) to . . . ensure that commercial vehicles are properly maintained and safe for the road under the provincial Highway Traffic Act — not for immigration-related interrogations, arrests and deporta ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 29 2014]

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...provincial minimum wages, all of which are well beneath $15 per hour, do not provide a livable wage for workers and their families," added Ryan. "this is a progressive measure that reduces income inequality and promotes social justice."
...There are also incentives that employers use to encourage workers not to file after an injury," Ryan said. "the money at stake for many employers can add upup to millions of dollars."

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Living on the minimum wage [Published The Varsity Online - 5 hours ago]
Media Advisory - Rally to save Canada Post at F... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Sep 19 2014]
NDP unlikely to shed tears if their federal min... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 16 2014]
OFL Welcomes NDP Federal Minimum Wage Commitment [Published Digital Journal - Sep 13 2014]
Public union's demand for 'aboriginal spirit fr... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 12 2014]
Politics is Labour’s proper place [Published Hamilton Spectator - Sep 09 2014]
Lost time claims fall sharply in Ontario statis... [Published Sun News - Sep 06 2014]
Union boss should stay out of election campaign [Published Hamilton Spectator - Sep 05 2014]
Watch for Harper Tories to go after unions [Published Guelph Mercury - Sep 05 2014]
New Brunswick Liberal candidate says fraud char... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Sep 04 2014]
Wynne to bring back legislature in July, re-int... [Published Squamish Chief - Sep 03 2014]
The State of Labour on Labour Day [Published CBC - Sep 01 2014]
Labour Day: Political action gives Canada's uni... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 01 2014]
This Labour Day, Consider the "Union Advantage" [Published Huffington Post Canada - Sep 01 2014]
Ontario reviewing relations with border agency [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 29 2014]
Chris Selley: Money and the labour vote in Ontario [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 25 2014]
Full Pundit: Everything Stephen Harper’s done w... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 23 2014]
Terrance Oakey: Canadian workers — and voters —... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 17 2014]
OFL to Wynne: Keep your promises and build a mo... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jun 13 2014]
Michael Den Tandt: Tim Hudak will never win PC ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 04 2014]
OFL Calls on Parties Not to Miss Opportunity to... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - May 01 2014]
MEDIA ADVISORY: OFL President Sid Ryan Availabl... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 30 2014]
Letters to the editor: April 21 [Published London Free Press - Apr 20 2014]
Humiliating byelection results puts Kathleen Wy... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 14 2014]
Niagara Falls Voters Reject Hudak's Attack on W... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Feb 14 2014]
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Chris Selley: Money and the labour vote in Ontario [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 25 2014]
Ontario’s labour movement took time off this week from preparing for war with Premier Kathleen Wynne, who insists there’s no money in her budget for public-sector wage increases, to brag about having won the June provincial election for her — or rather, ...
Full Pundit: Everything Stephen Harper’s done w... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 23 2014]
Life under Stephen Harper The Conservatives love the temporary foreign worker program and hate Filipino nannies, the Toronto Star‘s Heather Mallick explains , because … well because it’s obvious, isn’t it? Everyone knows conservatives would prefer ...
Terrance Oakey: Canadian workers — and voters —... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 17 2014]
Another election campaign has come and gone in Ontario, and one certainty remains: the province’s unions will not hesitate to use the billions of dollars in forced contributions they collect from workers to influence the political process. Ontarians ...
OFL to Wynne: Keep your promises and build a mo... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jun 13 2014]
Statement from Sid Ryan, President of the Ontario Federation of Labour ...
Michael Den Tandt: Tim Hudak will never win PC ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 04 2014]
Ah, for the moral clarity of the Quebec election campaign, in which there was one reasonable choice and a cluster of options representing different shades of awful. Easy! But in Ontario, as we embark on 40 days and 40 nights of penance for our sins, ...
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