News in Employment and Work
ISAC says Ontario's 2017 Budget does very little to address the deep poverty experienced by people relying on support from Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).
On April 28, thousands of workers, friends and families of those killed and injured on the job commemorate the labour movement's most solemn occasion, the annual Day of Mourning.
CLEO is pleased to announce the following new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge.
When: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Where: Waverly Library Auditorium, 285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay
This information session features Rebecca Stulberg, Steps to Justice project manager, and is intended for service providers and community advocates. Reservations required.
So far, the Federal New Democrat Party, the Ontario New Democrat Party, the Green Party, and Quebec Solidaire have all thrown their support behind a $15 minimum wage.
The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.
Topics in this issue include: Human Rights Tribunal, Changing Workplaces Review, partnership with Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples, Day of Mourning April 28, injured workers demo.
This issue includes Ryan Peck receives Sidney B. Linden Award, unjust HIV-related criminal prosecutions, EI waiting period reduction, HIV and private insurance.
Opening Reception & Festival Party: Monday May 1, 2017, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St, Toronto
- April 8 - May 30, The Public Window Gallery, 58 Lansdowne Ave
- April 24 – May 19, Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St
- May 1 - 28, Whippersnapper Gallery, 594b Dundas St W
This exhibit was organized to mark the 50th year in which migrant farmworkers have come to Canada to feed our families, yet have no access to citizenship.
Topics covered in this issue include: Family violence help, Multilingual Community Interpreter Services, Housing Forum 2017, Wrap Around Service Pilot Project, rooming houses.