Niagara District Council of Women Hosts Public Forum on “Precarious Work”

Wednesday, January 9th at 8 p.m. at the St. Catharines Central Library

An Invite to All from the Niagara District Council of Women

Posted January 4th, 2019 on Niagara At Large

The Niagara District Council of Women will be hosting a Public Forum Panel, “Precarious Work” on Wednesday, January 9 at 8:00 pm in the Mills Room at the St. Catharines Central Library (54 Church Street in the city’s downtown). 

Our guest speakers will be: Dr. Jeff Boggs of Brock University, co-author of Uncertain Jobs, Certain Impacts: Employment Precarity in Niagara; Lori Kleinsmith, Health Promoter at Bridges Community Health Centre and co-author of Uncertain Jobs, Certain Impacts: Employment Precarity in Niagara; and Karrie Porter, Coordinator of Start Me Up Niagara and St. Catharines City Councillor.

Discussions will include findings from the Poverty and Employment Precarity in Niagara research project; ideas and recommendations, the need for better data, living wage, employer benefits and government regulations; the human element and how precarious work affects individuals and families as well as workplace safety. 

For more information on the Niagara District Council of Women and its work in the region, click on –  www.ndcw.ca

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