Friday, July 21, 2017


Committee Room 151



Bill 148, An Act to amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 and to make related amendments to other Acts

9:30 a.m.

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Sheila Block, Senior Economist

9:50 a.m.

Ontario Chamber of Commerce
Ashley Challinor, Director of Policy

10:10 a.m.

Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Warren Thomas, President

10:30 a.m.

Ontario Federation of Labour
Chris Buckley, President

Thevaki Thevaratnam, Director, Research

Daniel Sheppard, Legal Counsel, Goldblatt Partners

10:50 a.m.

United Way Toronto and York Region
Pedro Barata, Senior Vice-President, Strategic Initiatives and Public Affairs
Stephanie Procyk, Manager, Research Public Policy and Evaluation

11:10 a.m.

United Steelworkers
Tony Depaulo, Assistant to the Director

Mark Rowlinson, Assistant to the National Director

11:30 a.m.

Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers
Gary Sands, Senior Vice-President and Chair, Small Business Matters Coalition

12:00 p.m.


1:30 p.m.

Hasan Sheikh, Emergency Medicine Physician; Lecturer, University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine; Decent Work and Health Network

1:50 p.m.

Michaela Beder

2:10 p.m.

Fight for $15 and Fairness
Pam Frache, Provincial Coordinator

2:30 p.m.

Mark Wafer, President

2:50 p.m.

Good Jobs For All Coalition
Cammie Peirce, Labour Representative and Member

3:10 p.m.

Kisko Products
Mark Josephs, President

3:30 p.m.

Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario
Lyndsay Macdonald, RECE Coordinator

3:50 p.m.

Fred's Not Here Restaurant
Fred Luk, Owner

4:10 p.m.

Mohammad Sarker

4:30 p.m.

Ontario Restaurant Hotel and Motel Association

Tony Elenis, President and Chief Executive Officer

4:50 p.m.

The Urban Worker Project

Suzanne Gallant, Member, Urban Advisory Board

5:10 p.m.

Closing the Gap Healthcare

Leighton McDonald, President

Dan Black, Vice-President, Legal