Our Group meeting take place on September 12th from 4pm to 6pm at 611 Silvercreek pkwy Guelph.
Photo of June 1, 1983 event. On June 1st every year, injured workers and labour activists gather outside the Legislative Assembly at Queen’s Park in Toronto and in cities across the province to mark Injured Workers’ Day. We rally on this day to celebrate the gains made through united action, raise current concerns – and remind governments we cannot be ignored. The day commemorates June 1st 1983 when over three thousand injured workers forced a government committee looking at major changes Ontario’s workers’ compensation system to conduct a public hearing on the steps of the Legislature.
On May 14th Groups across Ontario took part in many different actiosn to raise awareness of the Workers Comp Is A Right campaign
Hosted by the Guelph Labour Council, this is a video of the April 28th, Day of Mourning.
Workers and injured workers were lead by a bagpiper through the streets of Guelph where they all marched to the park where speeches were given.
After the parade the parade is lead into the park by the bagpiper who plays amazing grace.
Sarah Neath of UFCW gives an impassioned speech about her dealings with the Ontario workers compensation system, as an advocate for injured workers.
Sarah explains the system has been so badly abused by government even the WSIB staff are experiencing work related PTSD from their work.
Hummmm sounds like a greater plan to privatize so Doug’s buddies can make even more money!
Mike Schreiner MPP for Guelph and leader of the Green Party of Ontario
Speaks about April 28th Day of Mourning
After the speeches everyone sang the song We Shall Overcome!
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