September promises to be a busy month. A few events coming up:
September 1 @ 10:00 a.m. Andy King leads a discussion on knowledge activism in pandemic times. Thunder Bay & District Injured Workers’ Group Tuesday injured workers Zoom series runs to Dec. 1.
Email Janet Paterson firstname.lastname@example.org be added to the email list for the Zoom links
September 3 @ 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Bright Lights injured workers group Zoom (and phone) meeting – for information and instructions on using Zoom please email Correen Di Florio DifloriC@lao.on.ca
September 10 @ 2 p.m. Workers’ Comp Is A Right campaign – 3-year anniversary! Watch online and join the chat by registering at: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/wciar3/register. If you missed the event you can view it on YouTube at https://youtu.be/BsJil90NsCY.
September 14 @ 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. First of a series of 12 free webinars (September 2020 – April 2021) on on the Work Disability Management System Standard (CSA Z1011) – evidence supporting the standard, and panel discussions. Topics will cover managing mental health in the workplace, implications for persons with disabilities, the labour, employer and healthcare perspective.
Link to register: https://www.crwdp.ca/en/work-disability-management-system-standard-csa-z1011-webinar-series
September 23 @ 12:00 noon: Dr Dana Howse – Getting to work with a physical disability and the policies and people that make a difference. Findings from her research, including the ways in which workers’ compensation policy can overlook work- and injury-related travel needs of workers with disabilities, and the significant role of family, and the system’s reliance on it, to support persons with physical disabilities achieve work mobility.
Link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RmmEHbKgS3-wmKuqn5Rnnw