Panel discussion – Fighting back against toxic & unsafe work

| OCAD Auditorium, Rm 190

All workers have a right to a safe workplace, with a work environment that is free from violence, harassment, toxic exposures, and injury hazards. And when injuries or illnesses happen on the job, workers have a right to workers’ compensation. Today those rights are being violated. In response to WSIB and governmental handling of epidemics of workplace violence and debilitating – sometimes fatal – chemical exposures, workers across the province are fighting back.

Following the Injured Workers Day rally, join us for a panel discussion featuring health and safety activists who are organizing in different sectors:

  • Janice Martell – Founder of the McIntyre Powder Project
  • Sue James – Retired worker from the Peterborough General Electric factory
  • Heather Neiser – Healthcare worker and activist with the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU)
  • Len Elliott – OPSEU executive board member and Health & Safety inspector
  • ONIWG speaker

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