Join us on the streets! On Injured Workers Day, the province’s injured workers, labour, health and safety activists, advocates and families are taking this message to government. Meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday June 1st outside the Legislative Assembly building at Queen’s Park south lawn for a rally and march down to the Ministry of Labour.
“…with so many workers in vulnerable and precarious positions, we cannot be silent in the face of a workers’ compensation system that is more concerned with its own bottom line than with protecting the well-being of injured workers. We need to come together and demand our right to fair compensation. This is why we gather at Queens’s Park and march down to the Ministry of Labour on June 1st… “ (Ontario Network of Injured Workers (ONIWG) president Willy Noiles – read his full article in RankandFile.ca)
Stay for a Panel discussion “Fighting Back Against Unsafe and Toxic Work” at 2 p.m. OCAD Auditorium (100 McCaul St, Rm 190), and be part of the conversation on how we can connect our organizing efforts and bring together a powerful, worker-led front for safe work and full compensation. (If you’re unable to join us in Toronto, the Panel discussion will be livestreamed on Facebook: www.facebook.com/OntarioNetworkIWG)