Pressured To Be Silent: Workers, COVID & the Cost for Society

Pressured To Be Silent: Workers, COVID & the Cost for Society


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Wednesday May 5, 2021 4:00pm to 5:30pm

ryerson.zoom.us/j/91941276567


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CFE Virtual Forum Series:

Epicenters for COVID have been long-term care homes, warehouses, factories, and farms where workers feel pressured to be silent about what is happening to them and their communities. Join a panel of experts exploring how has this happened, what has it meant for the workers and society, and what can be done? 

Co-sponsors: Edmonton Public Library, Milton Public Library, Ryerson Young Workers Rights Hub, Thunder Bay Public Library, Toronto Public Library, Vancouver Public Library

Zoom link to event ryerson.zoom.us/j/91941276567

Panelists:

Kit Andres, Migrant Farm Workers Organizer, Migrant Workers Alliance for Change

Syed Hussan, Executive Director, Migrant Workers Alliance for Change

Gagandeep Kaur, Organizer, Peel Warehouse Workers Centre

Deena Ladd, Executive Director, Workers Action Centre

Moderator:

Myer Siemiatycki, Professor Emeritus, Politics & Public Administration, Ryerson University

 

This is a free event and no registration is required.

Please contact cfe@ryerson.ca if you require accommodation to ensure inclusion in this event.

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