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The Changing Workplaces Review - Information from Public Consultations

  • Issued: November 25, 2015
  • Content last reviewed: November 2015

Organizations that provided written submissions and/or written presentation notes

Numerous submissions from individuals were received; names of individuals are not listed.

  • $15 and Fairness
  • Alliance Against Poverty
  • Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists
  • Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113
  • Amec Foster Wheeler Americas Ltd.
  • American Income Life Insurance Company
  • Apotex
  • Association of Canadian Search, Employment and Staffing Services
  • Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
  • Association of Ontario Health Centres
  • Association of Ontario Midwives
  • Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa
  • B&S Associates Professional Corporation
  • Baker Law
  • Balsillie School of International Affairs
  • Bock North America Ltd.
  • Campaign 2000 and Family Service Toronto
  • Canadian Actors' Equity Association
  • Canadian Disability Policy Alliance and Canadian Disability Participation Project
  • Canadian Federation of Independent Business
  • Canadian Federation of Students
  • Canadian Franchise Association
  • Canadian Intern Association
  • Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters
  • Canadian Media Guild
  • Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (Ontario)
  • Canadian Payroll Association
  • Canadian Union of Public Employees Ontario
  • Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 79
  • Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association
  • Caregivers’ Action Centre
  • Centre for Labour Management Relations
  • Centre for Science in the Public Interest
  • Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples Legal Clinic
  • Chinese Interagency Network Labour Committee
  • Chinese Workers Network
  • Christian Labour Association of Canada
  • City of Toronto
  • College Employer Council
  • Colour of Poverty / Colour of Change Network
  • Communications Workers of America Canada
  • Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario
  • Corporation of the City of Windsor
  • Council of Canadians - Ottawa Chapter
  • Council of Ontario Universities
  • County of Peterborough
  • DENSO Manufacturing Canada Inc.
  • Dentons Canada LLP
  • EG Industries
  • Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
  • Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario, Niagara Occasional Teachers
  • Emergency Services Steering Committee, City of London
  • Employment Sector Council London-Middlesex
  • Equal Pay Coalition
  • Fasken Martineau (representing a franchisor)
  • Filipino Workers Network
  • Fuerza Puwersa
  • Guelph and Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination
  • Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction / Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton / Hamilton Organizing for Poverty Elimination
  • Hayashi Canada Inc.
  • Health Providers Against Poverty / Employment and Better Employment through Relationships Project
  • Home Care Ontario
  • Hospitality and Service Trades Union, Local 261
  • Hospitality Workers Training Centre
  • Human Resources Professionals Association
  • Income Security Advocacy Centre
  • Injured Workers Action for Justice
  • Injured Workers’ Consultants Community Legal Clinic
  • Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition
  • International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
  • Investment Industry Association of Canada
  • Jefferson Elora Corporation
  • Justice for Migrant Workers
  • Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic
  • Kumi Canada Corp.
  • Labour Issues Coordinating Committee / Flowers Canada Growers Inc.
  • Labour Studies Program at Laurentian University
  • Labourers’ International Union of North America, Local 183, Local 1059
  • Lakehead Social Planning Council / Thunder Bay Poverty Reduction Strategy
  • Lakehead University Faculty Association
  • Legal Aid Ontario Lawyers
  • Legal Assistance of Windsor
  • Listowel Technologies Inc.
  • London and District Labour Council
  • Matsu Manufacturing Inc.
  • Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic
  • Migrant Workers Alliance for Change
  • Mr. Rooter Plumbing
  • Municipality of Neebing
  • Neighbourhood Legal Services (London & Middlesex) Inc.
  • Niagara Migrant Workers Interest Group
  • Niagara Workers' Activist Group
  • Nipissing University Faculty Association
  • North Bay and District Labour Council
  • Northern Lights Canada
  • Northern Ontario School of Medicine Faculty and Staff Association – Lakehead and Laurentian Universities
  • Northumberland Moving Forward on Poverty: Education and Awareness Committee
  • OCAD University Faculty Association
  • Occu-Med Health Services Inc.
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Ontario Chamber of Commerce
  • Ontario Coalition Against Replacement Employees
  • Ontario Common Front
  • Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
  • Ontario Economic Development Society
  • Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association
  • Ontario Federation of Independent Schools / The Ontario Alliance of Christian Schools / The League of Canadian Reformed School Societies
  • Ontario Federation of Labour
  • Ontario Human Rights Commission
  • Ontario Municipal Human Resources Association
  • Ontario Nurses’ Association
  • Ontario Public Service Employees Union Provincial Young Workers Committee
  • Ontario Public Service Employees Union, Greater Toronto Area Council, Local 561
  • Ontario Public Service Employees Union, Local 237
  • Ontario Public Service Employees Union, Local 732
  • Ontario Public Service Employees Union, Southwestern Ontario, Region 1
  • Ontario Public Service Staff Union
  • Ontario Real Estate Association
  • Ontario Regional Council of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
  • Ontario Restaurant Hotel and Motel Association / Greater Toronto Hotel Association
  • Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation
  • Ontario Sewer and Watermain Construction Association
  • Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance
  • Ottawa and District Labour Council
  • Ottawa Servers’ Association
  • Peel Poverty Reduction Strategy Committee
  • Peel Regional Labour Council
  • Peterborough County-City Health Unit
  • Portfolio Management Association of Canada
  • Poverty Free Kitchener Waterloo Action Group
  • Poverty Free Thunder Bay
  • Power Workers' Union
  • Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario
  • Public Service Alliance of Canada
  • Queens University Faculty Association
  • Quinn & Quinn Inc.
  • Radio Artists
  • Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario
  • Rescon / Ontario Homebuilders Association / Ontario Concrete and Drain Contractors Association/ Residential Tile Contractors Association / Residential Framing Contractors Association / Ontario Formwork Association / Residential Carpentry Association / Residential Roofing Contractors Association / Independent Plumbing and Heating Contractors Association / Residential Siding Contractors Association / Trim Association of Ontario / Masonry Contractors Association of Toronto
  • Restaurants Canada
  • Retail Council of Canada
  • Russel Metals Inc.
  • Ryerson University Equity Division
  • Ryerson University Research Study: Improving Labour Policy for Highly Flexible Workforces: Focus on Canadian Screen Labour
  • Scent Smart
  • Service Employees International Union, Healthcare
  • Social Planning Council of Cambridge and North Dumfries
  • Social Planning Network of Ontario / Community Development Halton
  • Social Planning Toronto
  • Society of Energy Professionals
  • South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario
  • Sudbury and District Health Unit
  • Sudbury Workers Education and Advocacy Centre
  • The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
  • The Scone Witch
  • The Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul
  • Thunder Bay and District Injured Workers' Support Group
  • Thunder Bay and District Labour Council
  • Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
  • Treeline Reforestation Inc.
  • Toronto and York Region Labour Council
  • Toronto Real Estate Board
  • Toronto South Local Immigration Partnership
  • Toronto Transit Commission
  • Toronto Workers’ Health and Safety Legal Clinic
  • Tourism Industry Association of Ontario
  • Trillys Systems
  • Unifor National
  • Unifor, Local 222
  • Unifor, Local 584
  • Unifor, Local 2009AP
  • Unifor, Local 27
  • Unifor, Local 4268
  • Unifor, Local 7-O
  • Unifor, Local 88
  • UNITE HERE, Local 75
  • United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices, Local 787
  • United Food and Commercial Workers, Canada
  • United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 1000A
  • United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 175
  • United Steelworkers, District 6
  • United Steelworkers, Local 2010
  • United Steelworkers, Local 9587
  • United Way of Peel Region
  • United Way Toronto and York Region / Poverty and Employment Precarity in Southern Ontario Research Group
  • University of Toronto Faculty Association
  • University of Western Ontario Faculty Association
  • Waterloo Region Food System Roundtable
  • Wellesley Institute and Toronto Public Health
  • Wellington Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association
  • West Neighbourhood House (formerly St. Christopher House)
  • West Scarborough Community Legal Services (East End Clinics Employment Law Project)
  • Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association
  • Windsor University Faculty Association
  • Windsor Workers’ Education Centre
  • Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund Inc.
  • Workers’ Action Centre
  • Workers’ Action Centre – Peterborough
  • Workers United Canada Council

Organizations or organization members who presented during public consultation sessions

Numerous presentations from individuals were heard; names of individuals are not listed.

Toronto – June 16, 2015

  • The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists
  • Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic
  • Parkdale Community Legal Services
  • $15 and Fairness
  • Workers’ Action Centre
  • Ontario Federation of Labour
  • Ontario Public Service Employees Union – Local 561
  • Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
  • Unifor – Local 222
  • Toronto South Local Immigration Partnership
  • Canadian Intern Association
  • Association of Ontario Health Centres
  • United Steelworkers – Ontario & Atlantic Canada District
  • Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation
  • Toronto and York Region Labour Council
  • Migrant Workers Alliance for Change
  • Unifor – Ontario Region
  • Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants
  • Ontario Common Front

Ottawa – June 18, 2015

  • Ottawa and District Labour Council
  • The Scone Witch
  • United Steelworkers – Local 2010 Staff Union
  • Hospitality and Service Trades Union - Local 261
  • Unifor - Local 414
  • United Steelworkers – Local 2010 Staff Union
  • Hospitality and Service Trades Union - Local 261
  • Unifor - Local 414
  • Ottawa Servers’ Association
  • Unifor – Local 35-0
  • Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
  • Association of Professors (University of Ottawa)
  • Ottawa Chapter Council of Canadians
  • Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario
  • United Steelworkers

Mississauga – June 24, 2015

  • Migrant Workers Alliance for Change
  • Toronto and York Region Labour Council
  • Unifor – Local 584
  • Peel Region Labour Council
  • Chinese Workers Network
  • Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Association
  • Canadian Federation of Students – Ontario
  • Health Providers Against Poverty
  • International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
  • Justice for Migrant Workers
  • Workers United Canada Council
  • Unite Here – Local 75
  • Filipino Workers Network

Guelph – June 25, 2015

  • Canadian Federation of Students – Ontario
  • Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association – Wellington
  • Waterloo Regional Labour Council / Unifor
  • DENSO Manufacturing
  • Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Association / Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association
  • Christian Labour Association of Canada
  • Ontario Federation of
  • Agriculture
  • Listowel Technology Inc.
  • $15 and Fairness
  • Flowers Canada Growers Inc. / Labour Issues Coordinating Committee
  • Guelph and Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination
  • Wilfrid Laurier University

Windsor – July 7, 2015

  • Windsor University Faculty Association
  • Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario
  • Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario
  • Unifor – Local 444
  • Unifor – Local 195
  • Windsor Workers’ Education Centre
  • Legal Assistance of Windsor
  • Justice for Migrant Workers

London - July 8, 2015

  • Unifor – Local 2009AP
  • Unifor – Local 414
  • Unifor – Local 88
  • International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
  • Unifor – Local 27
  • United Steelworkers
  • Neighbourhood Legal Services (London and Middlesex) Inc.
  • University of Western Ontario Faculty Association
  • Employment Sector Council London-Middlesex
  • Occu-Med Health Services Inc.
  • Health Providers Against Poverty
  • Ontario Public Service Employees Union - Region One
  • Migrant Workers Alliance for Change
  • London and District Labour Council

Sudbury – July 23, 2015

  • Canadian Federation of Students – Ontario
  • United Steelworkers
  • United Steelworkers – Local 6500
  • Sudbury and District Health Unit
  • Laurentian University Labour Studies Program
  • Sudbury Workers’ Education and Advocacy Centre
  • North Bay Labour and District Labour Council
  • Ontario Coalition Against Replacement Employees

Kingston – July 28, 2015

  • Peterborough Workers’ Action Centre
  • Public Service Alliance Canada
  • Northumberland Country Community Legal Clinic
  • Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Office of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul

Hamilton – September 10, 2015

  • Home Care Ontario
  • Unifor – Local 4268
  • Amalgamated Transit Union – Local 107
  • McMaster University Faculty Association
  • B&S Associates Professional Corporation
  • Jefferson Elora Corporation
  • Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario
  • Community Development Halton / Social Planning Network
  • Power Workers’ Union
  • Niagara Regional Labour Council
  • Peterborough and District Labour Council
  • United Food and Commercial Workers Canada
  • United Food and Commercial Workers Canada – Locals 175 & 633
  • Canadian Union of Public Employees – Local 5167
  • Sanctuary City Hamilton
  • United Food and Commercial Workers Canada – Local 1000A
  • Health Providers Against Poverty
  • Niagara Workers’ Activist Group
  • Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction

Scarborough – September 11, 2015

  • YMCA - Employment Centre
  • Injured Workers’ Consultants
  • Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition
  • Tourism Industry Association of Ontario
  • Ontario Public Service Employees Union – Local 575
  • Agincourt Community Services Association
  • Legal Aid Ontario Lawyers’ Association
  • St. Stephen’s Community House
  • Public Service Alliance of Canada
  • Laborers’ International Union of North America – Local 183
  • Caregivers’ Action Centre
  • Hospitality Workers’ Training Centre
  • West Scarborough Community Legal Services

Thunder Bay – September 16, 2015

  • Canadian Federation of Students – Ontario
  • Thunder Bay & District Injured Workers’ Support Group
  • Unifor – Local 229
  • Kinna-aweya Legal Clinic
  • Northern Ontario School of Medicine Faculty and Staff Association
  • Lakehead University Faculty Association
  • Lakehead Social Planning Council / Thunder Bay and District Poverty Reduction Strategy
  • Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce
  • Thunder Bay and District Labour Council
  • Unifor – Local 7-O
  • United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada – Local 787
  • Poverty Free Thunder Bay
  • Restaurants Canada
  • Society of Energy Professionals

Toronto – September 18, 2015

  • Health Providers Against Poverty / Better Employment Through Relationships Project
  • American Income Life Insurance Company
  • United Steelworkers
  • Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
  • Association of Canadian Search, Employment and Staffing Services
  • Ontario Public Service Employees Union
  • Human Resources Professionals Association
  • Fasken Martineau
  • Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers
  • Amalgamated Transit Union Ontario / Amalgamated Transit Union – Local 113
  • Ontario Nurses’ Association
  • Retail Council of Canada
  • Unite Here
  • Canadian Actors’ Equity Association
  • Communications Workers of America – Canada
  • Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union
  • Association of Ontario Midwives
  • Canadian Media Guild
  • Toronto Workers’ Health and Safety Legal Clinic
  • Unifor – Local 414
  • Canadian Union of Public Employees Ontario
  • Equal Pay Coalition
  • Ontario Chamber of Commerce
  • South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario
  • Canadian Union of Public Employees – Local 79
  • Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
  • Unifor – Local 2468
  • Conference of Independent Schools