Help Make Meaningful Changes to Ensure Justice and Dignity for Migrant Workers

 The Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) is working with Migrants Workers Alliance for Change (MWAC) to ensure that new employment laws are put in place to address barriers to workplace safety and fairness. You can get involved by visiting your Member of Provincial Parliament. Here is how.

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Visiting MPPs:migrant-workers-for-change

Migrants Workers Alliance for Change (MWAC) is organizing Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) visits for constituency week Nov 4th– 10th 2016.

The issues:

There is an opportunity right now to push the Ontario governments to make meaningful changes that are needed to ensure justice and dignity for migrant workers.

The Changing Workplace Review is making recommendations to ensure that laws about employment and unionization meet the needs of all workers, especially those in the most precarious jobs. We need to make sure that the laws that are introduced address the particular barriers to workplace safety and fairness faced by migrant workers, including regulating recruiters and ending the exclusions from minimum work standards and collective bargaining.

Our ask of you:

Visit your local Member of Provincial Parliament!

Register to visit your local MPP below.

We want to make sure that a delegation meets with MPPs across Ontario during the next constituency week: November 4 – 10.

Once you have registered, please contact your MPP and request an appointment on November 4th, or November 7th to the 10th.

We have lots of supports to offer you:

  • MPP Lobby kits: http://www.migrantworkersalliance.org/meet-your-mpp/
  • An in-depth training 2pm – 4pm, Monday, October 24th to help you with how to organize the meeting, who should attend and what to say. We will come right to your computer! Register below.
  • Social media tips and tools
  • Telephone and email support

Sign up to meet your MPP here: http://www.migrantworkersalliance.org/mppvisitsnovember/

(You can contact Jackie Esmonde and Liz Walker at the Income Security Advocacy Centre with any questions).

 

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