Injured Workers' Day Rally and March: Stop the Cuts to Workers' Compensation!

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 15:00

Injured Workers’ Day Rally & March

Stop the Cuts to Workers’ Compensation!

 

Monday June 1st, 11:00am

Queen’s Park

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/908903835834572/

 

Our workers’ compensation system is in a state of crisis. Just like we're seeing with social programs and public services across the map, a regime of extreme austerity reigns at the WSIB, and this has meant a full-fledged assault on people who have been injured or made ill at work.

Benefit cuts and changes to policies and practices have caused immense poverty, and have made the workers’ compensation system hostile to injured workers – the very people the system is supposed to protect.

We say enough is enough. We refuse to accept any more cost-cutting on the backs of injured workers, and we’re taking to the streets to make our voices heard.

So join us for Injured Workers’ Day on June 1st at 11:00am, as we gather at Queen’s Park and march to the Ministry of Labour, calling on Kathleen Wynne’s government to be accountable to its self-proclaimed “social justice” aims by taking a stand for the injured workers of Ontario. It’s time to take back our compensation system.

Stop the cuts to workers' comp!

End the austerity agenda!

Justice for injured workers!

Organized by the Ontario Network of Injured Workers’ Groups (ONIWG) www.injuredworkersonline.org

Endorsers so far:

Canadian Labour Congress, Ontario Federation of Labour, Toronto & York Region Labour Council, Steelworkers Toronto Area Council, OPSEU, PSAC Ontario, CUPE Ontario, Workers United Council of Canada, Ontario Nurses Association, CUPW, CUPW Toronto Local, UFCW Canada, ATU Local 113, London & District Injured Workers’ Group, Bright Lights Injured Workers’ Group, Women of Inspiration, Chinese Injured Workers’ Group, Injured Workers Action for Justice , Barrie & District Injured Workers’ Group, Niagara Injured Workers’ Centre, Manitoulin & North Shore Injured Workers’ Group, Workers’ Action Centre, Ontario Coalition Against Poverty, Justicia for Migrant Workers, Freedom 90, South Asian Women’s Rights Organization, ODSP Action Coalition, Niagara North Community Legal Assistance, Toronto Injured Workers’ Advocates Group, ACORN Toronto, CESAR. Grey Bruce Labour Council, Barrie District Labour Council

 

To add your organization’s endorsement, email macdonald@lao.on.ca

Queen's Park Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
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