IAVGO and the Law Office of Antony Singleton are offering a series of seven (free) weekly seminars for workers and advocates – starting January 22, 2019 – on Injured Workers in the World of Precarious Work: advocacy and organized resistance.
This seminar series explores the major issues facing injured workers in the world of precarious work, to share information and explore strategies about how to move forward with individual cases and drive systemic change. A humane workers’ comp system that protects all workers is possible — but what does that look like, and how do we get there?
Guest speakers include Sara Mojtehedzadeh, Gary Newhouse, Chris Ramsaroop and Katherine Lippel.
Who should attend? Injured workers who want to understand their experience with the WSIB in a larger context and connect with others who’ve had similar experiences; Worker advocates who want to reflect on how their casework fits into the bigger picture, and get ideas on how they can help move the needle for injured workers; Law students who want to learn how a law practice can connect with social justice movements.
How to attend
Registration is free. You can register to attend the full series or sign up for one or more individual seminars (registration for the first 5 is live; see below). Seminars will be held at 55 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario (see Eventbrite link for location – 14th or 15th floor), and by webinar.
- January 22nd – Health care – https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/injured-workers-in-the-world-of-precarious-work-health-care-migrant-workers-tickets-54348928107
- January 29th – Funding – https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/injured-workers-in-the-world-of-precarious-work-funding-of-the-scheme-tickets-54666194058
- February 5th – Deeming – https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/injured-workers-in-the-world-of-precarious-work-deeming-tickets-54667255232
- February 12th – Return to work – https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/injured-workers-in-the-world-of-precarious-work-return-to-work-tickets-54667882107
- February 26th – Mental health – https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/injured-workers-in-the-world-of-precarious-work-mental-health-discrimination-tickets-54705215773
Any questions, please contact David Arruda at IAVGO, firstname.lastname@example.org, (416) 924-6477.