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
Google map and directions
CONTACT
Craig Pickthorne · · 416-655-7609
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Colette Murphy Jennifer Cameron Melissa Cameron Deirdre Pike Mara Shaw Helmi Ansari Alex Johnstone Deanna Ogle Mark Piplica Jeffrey Martin Alice Grottoli Maureen Weinberger Carole Van Loan Sarah Sabihuddin Pam Wolf Francesca Figliuzzi Roxanne Bond Damin Starr Leena Sharma Seth Ryan Erb Adaoma Patterson Kelly Bidwell Lisa Lanthier Devon Tamasi Melissa Riewald Kay Dyson Tam Lyn Smith Tom Cooper Don Wells Melvin Webber Peter McDonald Kaylie Tiessen Lesley Sprague Flow Office Wisdom Randalin Ellery Rita Thompson Jennifer Sweedler Vanessa Bilenduke Ted Hildebrandt Tara Kainer Anne Coleman Linda Terry Greg DeGroot-Maggetti Trish Hennessy Mark Weingartner

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