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Jun 25

June 25, 2017

Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017

Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (2017) is legislation with a direct effect on workers in Ontario – especially non-union workers whose only protection is the Employment Standards Act which Bill 148 will amend. The legislation comes out of the recent The Changing Workplaces Review process that took place over the last 2 years. The legislation is undergoing hearings conducted by the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs before it goes through a second reading in the legislature…

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Jun 19

June 19, 2017

WWEC denounces latest cut to adult education at the Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board

It is with a sense of alarm and indignation that the Windsor Workers Education Centre publicly notes the deep cuts to the last vestiges of the St. Michael’s Catholic Adult High School programs in the Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board. These programs have been used by the poorest and most vulnerable citizens. Of particular note is the termination of the Work Matters program that provided employment and independence to intellectually challenged adults. Replacing Work Matters in class, face to…

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