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April 28 is the National Day of Mourning, a global event dedicated to remembering workers killed, injured or made ill on the job. It is a day to strengthen our commitment to preventing future tragedies. 

February 28 is Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Day. RSIs are the most common type of workplace injury. 

Health & Safety Representative Rick Young presented on Bill 132 at the Stewards’ Conference. The Bill amends a number of statutes in the Occupational Health and Safety Act pertaining to sexual violence, sexual harassment, and domestic violence.

UFCW Canada Local 1000A joined injured workers, labour activists, staff and leaders in rallying for justice outside the Ministry of Labour building in downtown Toronto on December 14, 2015.

Martha Villeda, WSIB Lead, Health and Safety Back-up for Local 1000A, said the labour movement is working hard with many partners to restore the Worker Compensation System to its original purpose —to protect workers.

“It’s shameful how Injured workers in Ontario are being abandoned by the very system that was created to protected them,” said Villeda, who was among Local 1000A staff at the rally. “We are here today to demand justice for injured workers and to advocate for safer workplaces across our province.”