Still time to register for the October 1 Bancroft session! Editor Stephanie Premji (associate professor, McMaster University) will be discussing the recently published Sick and Tired: Health and Safety Inequalities (Fernwood, Dec. 2018). The collection by experts from the fields of labour studies, public health, ergonomics, epidemiology, sociology and law, covers a wide range of issues, from links between precarious employment and mental health, power relationships and occupational health through the experiences of women, immigrants and older workers, and the need for health and safety strategies that support empowerment and equity.
Among co-authors also presenting:
Wayne Lewchuk (McMaster) – The millennial labour market
Harry S. Shannon (McMaster) – The aging population & its implications for health and safety
Eduardo Huesca (OHCOW) – Occupational health of temporary foreign workers
Dan Zuberi (University of Toronto) – Health & safety in hotel and hospital cleaning
with additional presentations from injured workers and advocates, followed by a Q&A.
Location: 55 University Ave, 15th Floor, Rm C1/C2 Toronto (St Andrews subway station, just south of SE corner of King and University)
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Registration by donation (free for the unwaged). Please register online at bancroft2019.eventbrite.ca
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