Thus far over 30 women from the Pacific Gateway Hotel in Richmond have been permanently fired. Unite Here Local 40 believe that they are trying to use the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to replace people, many of which are immigrant women, and to hire new workers at a lower wage. As a response, workers from the Pacific Gateway Hotel have voted to go on strike.
The CCPA is hosting a webinar series focused on long-term care and health system reform in Canada. “Converging Crises: Addressing the crises in long-term care, health system inequities, and federal-provincial relations” is a series of three online events taking place April 23, April 30 and May 7. Read more for details and registration.
Spotlight on Environmental Justice. Read more for webinars, calendar of events, resources, equity & inclusion, and opportunities for members.
Wednesday March 31st, 2021 – International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) occurs every year on March 31st. This day is dedicated to celebrating transgender people, their contributions to society and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide.