December 19, 2011

Know Your Rights at Work

In it's recent report Divided We Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising, the OECD found that "weaker employment protection" has been one of the drivers of growing inequality.

The folks at the Workers' Action Centre have been working diligently to correct that problem in Ontario. They have pressed successfully for more provincial employment standards officers and better legislation to protect temporary agency workers.

With the Christmas and New Year's holidays approaching, the Workers' Action Centre has put out a reminder that temporary agency workers are entitled by law to paid statutory holidays. Unfortunately many such workers do not have that right respected.

If you do not already have a copy of the Workers' Action Centre resource guide, Your Rights at Work: Action Guide for Fair Employment, why not download a copy today.

1 comment:

  1. Hi, Greg.

    My name is Jason Vander Meulen. We met briefly in 2011 at a United for Justice meeting.
    I'm a teacher at WCI and we are looking for speakers on poverty for our Human Rights Week Assembly Feb. 21. Any interest?