Posts By: WWEC

Sep 22

September 22, 2011

Windsor Pilgrimage to Freedom – Demand Rights for Migrant Workers

PILGRIMAGE TO FREEDOM – WINDSOR, DRESDEN, CHATHAM, LEAMINGTON Time Sunday, September 25 · 11:00am – 5:00pm Starting in Windsor, and then the caravan travels to Dresden, Chatham and Leamington Location Tower of Freedom Monument 100 Pitt st East Windsor, ON More Info Pilgrimage to Freedom Caravan 2011 Last year, over 150 migrant workers and their allies made history by marching over 50 Km, an equivalent of 12 hours, from Leamington to Windsor, Ontario demanding justice, respect and dignity for the hundreds of thousands…

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Aug 8

August 8, 2011

Cancelation Notice – Know Your Rights In The Workplace Workshop

Please be advised that the Wednesday, August 10th workshop “Know Your Rights In The Workplace” at the Windsor Public Library has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. The Workshop will be rescheduled at a further date. Windsor Workers’ Action Centre apologizes for any inconvenience. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact WWAC at 519 252 1212 or info(at)wwac.ca

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Mar 31

March 31, 2011

WCPE Community Workshop: Naming The Moment To Seize The Future

Time: Saturday, April 2 · 11:00am – 3:00pm Location: Windsor Workers’ Action Centre, 328 Pelissier St., Windsor, ON The Premise Borrowed from : Deborah Barndt: Naming the Moment:Political Analysis for Action, A Manual for Community Groups. (Ontario: The Moment Project, Jesuit Centre for Social Faith and Justice, 1989): 24-53 If we need to change how our society is constructed, and as a result, change the course of history “…we must see ourselves as part of that society and history.”  We…

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Mar 21

March 21, 2011

Free Bike Clinics from the Centre for Popular Education

As part of the Popular Education Centre initiative of community based education, starting on April 3rd, you are invited to a free series on how to repair and maintain your own bicycle. The workshops will be hands-on – that means you will be doing the work! Highly trained volunteers will display and guide you through all you need to know to keep you, and your bike, in tip top condition for the coming summer. Weekly Schedule: April 3rd: 11am Bike…

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Jan 5

January 5, 2011

Centre For Popular Education To Offer New Series of Free Workshops

Windsor’s Centre for Popular Education will be offering the new discussion series “Surviving the Recession” once per week during January and February. Weekly topics range from practical options for alternative energy to the roll of workers’ cooperatives in community sustainability. The series will start on January 12th, all workshops start at 2pm, are free-of-charge and will take place at WWAC. For more information and to access a schedule of classes, please visit the Centre for Popular Education‘s new site.

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Oct 4

October 4, 2010

Banner/Sign making event for the Migrant Workers’ March

Please be advised that Windsor Artists for Social Justice will be holding a banner making event this Thursday, October 7th at 7:00pm at the LeBel building, Univerity of Windsor.

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Feb 22

February 22, 2010

ACTION UPDATE – Termination and Severance: Putting Workers First

Alan Hall Literally thousands of firms, both small and large, have gone bankrupt or insolvent in the current economic crisis. All too often their workers are being terminated without receiving back pay, vacation pay, proper termination notice or pay in lieu of notice, and severance pay. When employers fail to honour these termination obligations, workers and families suffer incredible hardships, with economic and social consequences that resonate throughout the community. While each situation is unique in the devastation it causes…

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Jan 23

January 23, 2010

Friday Night Movies at the Centre

Every Friday night the Windsor Worker’s Action Centre will be hosting free movies with open discussions to follow.

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