UPDATE: AUDIO AND PRESENTATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

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Keynote: Why Target the Public Sector?

Colette Murphy, Executive Director of the Atkinson Foundation

 


Panel 1: Municipalities Implementing Fair Wage Policies

Moderated by Trish Hennessy, director, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Ontario office

Panelists:

Mark Piplica, Manager, Fair Wage Office - City of Toronto

Deanna Ogle, Executive Director, Living Wage For Families

Mark Weingartner, Senior Policy Analyst, City of Hamilton

 


Panel 2 Introduction: Public Sector Employers and the Living Wage

Introduction by Dave Watson, Head of Policy and Public Affairs at UNISON Scotland

View/download Dave's slide deck here.


Panel 2: Public Sector Employers and the Living Wage

Moderated by Tom Cooper, Hamilton Poverty Roundtable

Panelists:

Don Wells Emeritus Professor, Labour Studies and Political Science at McMaster University

Alex Johnstone, Trustee, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

Dave Watson, Head of Policy and Public Affairs at UNISON Scotland

 


Panel 3: A Business Case for the Living Wage


Moderated by Jan Mowbray

Panelists:

Damin Starr, Owner, Pre-line Processing

Helmi Ansari, Owner, Grosche

Mara Shaw, Executive Director of Loving Spoonful

 


Workshop: Living Wage at Election Time and Mapping Out Your Campaign

Deanna Ogle, Executive Director of Living Wage for Families and Tom Cooper, Director of the Hamilton Poverty Roundtable

2018 is a year of elections—provincial and municipal. This workshop will focus on how to maximize this opportunity and how to start a public sector campaign once elections are over.

Tom's slides.

Deanna's slides.


Wrap-up Session

A summary of the day's proceedings hosted by Deirdre Pike

WHEN
February 23, 2018 at 8:30am - 4:30pm
WHERE
Art Gallery Burlington
1333 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, ON L7S 1A9
Canada
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CONTACT
Craig Pickthorne · · 416-655-7609
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