News in Employment and Work
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.
More than a decade after starting work for the City of Toronto, working contract after contract without benefits or sick days, Muir suffered a mental breakdown and a miscarriage in the same week.
The motion is an effort to ensure that the government will make changes to labour and employment laws to put an end to long-term assignments for temporary employees.
Give temp agency workers equal pay for equal work, ban "temporary" assignments that turn into long-term gigs, and eliminate unfair fees charged by staffing agencies, a new motion suggests.
When: Monday, April 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Workers' Action Centre, 223 – 720 Spadina Avenue, Toronto
ISAC will host a meeting to bring together Able Translations workers to develop a collective strategy for securing unpaid wages and entitlements.