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Windsor Worker's Education Centre

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Apr 9

April 9, 2013

Law Commission Releases Report on Vulnerable Workers and Precarious Work

The Law Commission of Ontario has released multi-lingual summaries for its final report on Vulnerable Workers and Precarious Work. To view this report, please visit – http://www.lco-cdo.org/en/vulnerable-workers-final-report

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Jan 18

January 18, 2013

Sweatshop Campaign

WWAC is seeking information on local sweatshops.  Do you know of a workplace that has sweatshop like conditions?  Repeated health and safety, employment standards, and human rights issues?  Contact us at info@wwac.org.  

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Sep 28

September 28, 2012

WWAC Annual Pasta Dinner

WWAC has postponed the annual pasta dinner to a later date very soon – Stay tuned! Tickets will be $25/person.  Tax receipts available upon request.   E-mail info@wwac.ca for more info.

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Sep 14

September 14, 2012

WWAC Receives Charity Status

After months of hard work, WACC has officially become a registered charity.  As such, all future donations will be tax deductible.  For more information, please contact us at info@wwac.ca

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Mar 9

March 9, 2012

Wage Theft Campaign – Information for Workers

Wage theft is a growing problem.  The Windsor Worker’s Action Centre is working hard to help workers avoid becoming victims of wage theft, by actively engaging in a campaign to educate both workers and employers across the City of Windsor.  Don’t become a victim!  Stay informed! Wage Theft Flyer [PDF] DID YOU KNOW… • As an employee, you are entitled to receive statutory holiday pay on ALL statutory holidays at a rate of at least 1.5x your regular pay. •…

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Feb 9

February 9, 2012

Stop the $6 million cut to Employment Standards enforcement. Stop wage theft.

Despite the fact that workplace violations are at a crisis, the government wants to cut $6 million out of Employment Standards enforcement.   Since we launched our action alert about the cuts to Employment Standards enforcement last week, emails have been streaming in to Premier Dalton McGuinty urging him to stop the cuts.  If you have not yet sent an email, please do so today and forward this information to your networks! EMAIL Dalton McGuinty to ask him to keep his…

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Jan 27

January 27, 2011

Question and Answers – Bilingual Legal Clinic

Windsor Worker’s Action Centre and The Immigrants’ ‘Mutual Aid’ Community Project Invite you to a Question and Answer Session with a representative from the Bilingual Legal Clinic If you are not a Canadian citizen, but you work, study or live in Canada, this session is for you. It will help you to learn about your legal rights (health, employment, and immigration) in relation to your migratory status, as well as free resources and opportunities that are available to you in…

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Jan 20

January 20, 2011

Uncertain Times : Precarious Employment and Young Workers

Panelists will critically address different aspects of the employment situation for current and graduating University students, focusing on the challenges associated with precarious employment, on Monday, February 7th, 2011 (3-5PM) in the Oak Room, at Vanier Hall, University of Windsor. Panelists Mr. Zachary Gerard, History Student, University of Windsor Dr. Wayne Lewchuk, Professor of Economics and Labour Studies, McMaster University– Precarious Employment: The Future of Work? Dr. Kendra Coulter, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Windsor— Good Jobs for…

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Jan 11

January 11, 2011

WWAC Presentation – Reducing Your Energy Bill Through Alternative Energy

Just a reminder that the Centre for Popular Education Windsor’s first discussion series kicks off tomorrow: Windsor Workers’ Action Centre 328 Pellisier January 12th, Doug Hayes:  Reducing Your Energy Bill Through Alternative Energy Hope to see you there.

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Nov 30

November 30, 2010

Bill C68: Opens doors for Business, Closes doors for Workers

The WWAC has prepared a information pamphlet on Bill C-68 and how it will affect workers in Ontario.  To view this article, please click the link below: Click Here To Download the WWAC Article on Bill C-68

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