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We advise and represent individuals with employment and health and safety related issues, including those advocating for a healthier and safer workplace.

Public Education

We serve as a resource to many vulnerable groups seeking information on workers rights. We present over 150 public legal education workshops annually.

Trabajadores Indocumentados Undocumented Workers

Brindamos talleres gratuitos y damos representación legal a trabajadores indocumentados de habla hispana para ayudar a prevenir accidentes de trabajo.

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Communications

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Injured Workers’ Day - June 1st, 2017 at 11:30am, Queen’s Park

on May 16, 2017

Workers’ Compensation is a Right! Injured Workers’ Day Rally and March. Despite the epidemic of precarious, unsafe, and toxic work, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) is more concerned with its own bottom line than with protecting the well-being of injured workers in Ontario. We need to come together and demand our right to workers’ compensation. Join us on the streets! June 1st , 2017 — 11:30am - at Queen’s Park.

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¡Buena Paga! --- Voces Latinas 1610AM - Sábados a las 3:00pm

on May 8, 2017

A partir del sábado 3 de junio a las 3:00pm, Julio Díaz conducirá un programa semanal de radio sobre los problemas en el trabajo que afectan a los trabajadores indocumentados de habla hispana. Cada semana habrá un nuevo tema e invitados especiales. También se presentarán escenarios de problemas en el trabajo y se contestarán llamadas de los oyentes, quienes traerán sus propias experiencias y conocimientos a la discusión. Sintoniza en Voces Latinas – 1610AM cada sábado de 3:00pm a 4:00pm para discutir diferentes problemas en el lugar de trabajo.

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Spring 2017 Newsletter – Vol. 25, No. 1

on April 21, 2017

The Workers’ Health and Safety Legal Clinic is pleased to publish its Spring 2017 Newsletter – Vol. 25, No. 1. In this publication, you will find commentary about clinic casework and law reform efforts, as well as meet our new staff. Read more on these issues in the Spring 2017 Clinic Newsletter.

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Day of Mourning - Italian Fallen Workers Memorial - April 28th at 3:00 pm

on April 19, 2017

Last year, on April 28, the Committee for the Italian Fallen Workers Memorial Project was proud to formally unveil the Italian Fallen Workers Memorial Wall honouring almost one thousand workers of Italian origin who have been killed in workplace tragedies across Ontario. This year, the Committee will be adding hundreds of names and broadening the project to include workers of Italian origin who were killed in these terrible workplace tragedies across Canada, from 1900 to today.

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