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Dec 4

December 4, 2013

Dec. 4 2013: Toronto Star: “New Ontario law would protect ‘precarious’ workers”

“Ontario is expected to introduce new labour laws to protect “precarious” workers and unpaid interns from wage theft and other workplace abuses.” Read article HERE.

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Jun 5

June 5, 2012

May 29, 2012: WWAC meets with Ministry of Labour Policy Advisor

On May 29, Dr. Alan Hall, Chair of the Windsor Workers’ Action Centre board and Paul Chislett, President of WWAC attended a meeting with Jesse Rosenberg, Policy Advisor for the Minister of Labour. We met for about 45 minutes and discussed the need for more workplace inspections by the MOL , wage theft, the private members bill on tips, and the Global Fiber Recovery (GFR)  issue where workers did not receive pay for work done. Paul Chislett assembled a package…

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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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