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Resources :100 Years of the Ontario Ministry of Labour banner

Today, the Ministry of Labour continues to promote safe workplaces, with fair and competitive labour and employment regulations.

Larry E. Glazer
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Larry E. Glazer
Labour (5 of 12), 2010
Government of Ontario Art Collection, AC101014

Key Archives of Ontario Collections Documenting Labour History

Government Records

RG 7-2 – Records relating to the Industrial Standards Act
RG 7-8 – Ministry of Labour committees and commissions files
RG 7-14 – Ministry of Labour legislation and regulation files
RG 7-24 – Industrial Safety Branch correspondence
RG 7-29 – Office of Mediation correspondence files
RG 7-33 – Company - union agreements and construction industry collective agreements
RG 7-40 – Awards of arbitration
RG 7-61 – Files relating to the International Labour Organization
RG 7-69 – Minutes of the Industry and Labour Board
RG 7-76 – Minutes of the Minimum Wage Board
RG 7-97 – Labour Safety Council of Ontario subject files
RG 7-115 – Department of Labour photographs
RG 7-137 – Factory Inspection Branch blueprints and drawings     
RG 7-168 – Ministry of Labour policy subject files
RG 7-173 – Pay Equity Commission policy development and research files
RG 7-182 – Employment and labour policy files
RG 7-217 – Ministry of Labour library materials
RG 18-56 – Records of the Ontario Commission on Unemployment
RG 18-143 – Records of the Royal Commission on Labour-Management Relations in the Construction Industry
RG 18-172 – Records of the Royal Commission on the Health and Safety of Workers in Mines
RG 69-3 – Women's Bureau publications

Private Records

C 82 – Irving Abella collection
C 193-27 – Julien LeBourdais photographs of various labour union events
C 288 – Wayne Roberts collection
C 331 – Charles Irvine fonds
F 229-351 – Eaton’s labour relations files
F 1280 – Mike Solski fonds
F 2190 – D’Arcy Martin fonds
F 4180 – Ontario Federation of Labour fonds
F 4338-32 – Bob Rae’s labour studies files

Archives of Ontario Library Collection

Ontario Dept. of Labour. Activities and responsibilities of the Ontario Department of Labour : including an explanatory address on Hours of Work and Vacations with Pay act, 1944. PAMPH 1944 #63. Archives of Ontario Library Collection.

Ontario Dept. of Labour. Annual reports, [1920-1971]. Archives of Ontario Library Collection.

Ontario Dept. of Labour. Ontario : an ideal place for labour, [1928?]. Govt Doc L Misc Box 2 no 4. Archives of Ontario Library Collection.

Ontario Dept. of Labour. Task : news from the Ontario Ministry of Labour / Ministry of Labour, [1966-1972]. Govt Doc L/TASK. Archives of Ontario Library Collection.

Ontario Ministry of Labour. A consultation paper on work through temporary help agencies [electronic resource], 2008. Archives of Ontario Library Collection.

Ontario Ministry of Labour. Accessibility plan ... Ministry of Labour. [electronic resource], [2004-]. Archives of Ontario Library Collection.

Ontario Ministry of Labour. Equal pay for work of equal value, 1976. Library Box 64. Archives of Ontario Library Collection.

Ontario Ministry of Labour. Final report and recommendations of the Gender Wage Gap Strategy Steering Committee / Prepared for Minister of Labour, Minister Responsible for Women's Issues [electronic resource], 2016. Archives of Ontario Library Collection.

Ontario Ministry of Labour. Minister's Action Group on Vulnerable Workers under the age of 25 [electronic resource] : final report, 2007. Archives of Ontario Library Collection.

Ontario Ministry of Labour. Minister's safety conference : proceedings [and recommendations], [1971, 1974]. Library Box 65. Archives of Ontario Library Collection.

Ontario Ministry of Labour. Occupational health and safety reform, 1989. Library Box 63. Archives of Ontario Library Collection.

Ontario Ministry of Labour. Time for change : Ontario's employment standards legislation : a consultation paper, 2000. Govt Doc L Misc Box 5 no 1. Archives of Ontario Library Collection.

Ontario, Task Force on the Ministry of Labour. The Ministry of Labour : its role, programmes and organization / Taks Force on the Ministry of Labour, 1975. Govt Doc L Misc Box 3 no 3. Archives of Ontario Library Collection.

Ontario, Trades and Labour Branch. The labour legislation of Ontario : a survey, 1919. Govt Doc L Misc Box 3 no 4. Archives of Ontario Library Collection.

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