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Updates from Atkinson’s community of partners, collaborators and allies.


3 May 22
In a new report from the Workers' Action Centre, frontline workers are presenting a plan for action to learn the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure decent work for all. Read more >
27 Apr 22
A new primer from the Justice For Workers campaign explores why the fight for decent work is essential for racial justice. Read more >
6 Apr 22
A new report from the Decent Work and Health Network diagnoses what's gone wrong in Canada's COVID-19 planning and response, and what decent work policies need to be legislated to ensure a healthy recovery for all. Read more >
27 Apr 21
On May 1, the Fight for $15 and Fairness and the Workers' Action Centre are holding a rally to call for paid sick days, decent wages, safe working conditions, and good stable jobs for all. Read more >
21 Oct 20
The Decent Work and Health Network and Jane & Finch Action Against Poverty are organizing in community for decent work, racial justice, and public health. Read more >
19 Aug 20
In a new report from the Decent Work and Health Network, health providers make the urgent case for paid sick days in every jurisdiction in Canada to protect against a COVID-19 second wave. Read more >
16 Jul 20
As provinces including Ontario re-open, the Decent Work and Health Network is calling for immediate and permanent paid sick days for all workers, with a day of action on July 18. Read more >
3 Jun 20
In the first paper of the PowerShare program, economist Jim Stanford describes 10 ways that work must change “for the good” as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read more >
28 May 20
As the Government of Ontario turns its attention towards recovery, the Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario and the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care lay out a plan to reopen the province's child care centres. Read more >
20 May 20
May 21st is a Day of Action calling on the Ontario government to ensure that all workers have access to 21 days of paid emergency leave. Read more >
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