The Fight for Decent Work: From Elections to Direct Action

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 18:30

Join us at this FREE public forum to learn about the important labour law reforms we’ve won in Ontario, how we can protect our gains and extend our victories so that every single worker receives at least $15 an hour and fairness at work. With special guest: Bhairavi Desai, founder of the New York Taxi Workers’ Alliance.

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7:00 PM - Program Starts
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Ontario workers have achieved major milestones in the struggle for decent work. But as we head into the June 7 provincial election, there is a lot at stake for workers. We know the Ontario PC Party voted against Bill 148 and has already said they will delay implementing the $15 minimum wage and, if elected, they could easily repeal all the new laws.

Bhairavi Desai knows firsthand that mobilization must go beyond elections. She is the founding member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, a union representing approximately 18,000 taxi drivers in New York City. In response to the racist and Islamophobic immigration laws introduced by US President Donald Trump, New York taxi drivers’ shut down the JFK airport in January 2018.

For more information about the $15 & Fairness campaign, and to sign up for action alerts, visit:

YMCA Metro Central
20 Grosvenor Street
Toronto , ON
Ontario CA

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