On Thursday April 11th from 4pm to 6pm,
we will have our first ever out reach event!
Join other injured workers for a FREE evening of education, peer support, and on-on-one advice from legal experts.
On April 28 we gather to remember workers killed, suffer disease or injury on the job in Canada. To learn more about the Day of Mourning Click Here
More information about local Day of Mourning events information will be posted here as well as the home page when it becomes available.
Come to this event to learn how the WSIB has been routinely disregarding medical evidence, forcing workers back to work before they are fit to do so, cuts compensation benefits without just cause, and denies entitlement to necessary health care treatments.
RSVP to BancroftInstitute@gmail.com
Register at https://tinyurl.com/BancroftInstitute
Event if free for unwaged
Every year on June 1st injured workers from across Ontario converge on Queenspark in Toronto, then march to the Ministry of Labour.
The Disability and Work in Canada Steering Committee has developed a vision for, and the main pillars of, a pan-Canadian strategy that will help guide efforts to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities in Canada. Members of the Steering Committee with ties to the injured worker community are interested in hearing responses from the community regarding the strategy.
The next in the Bancroft Policy and Research Discussion series is scheduled for
Thursday May 2nd from 11:00 – 4:00 pm
at Friends House in Toronto
to discuss and provide opportunity for comment on the draft strategy. The session will begin with an overview of the Strategy, followed by reflections and comments from participants. The comments will be recorded to inform the Disability and Work in Canada Steering Committee as they complete their work on the national strategy.
Please save the date in your calendar for this important discussion.
On May 14th, ONIWG is organizing a province-wide Injured Worker Day of Action. So far, we have seven communities committed to holding actions: Windsor, St Catharines, Peel, Thunder Bay, Manitoulin, Toronto, and
Wellington & Dufferin Counties.
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