Staying Connected

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

1 Feb 23
The Secret Menu campaign from the Migrant Workers Alliance for Change shows us the hidden cost behind the food we eat. Read more >
8 Apr 22
April 12, 2022 is Equal Pay Day! Find out the research behind the gender pay gap and take action with the Equal Pay Coalition. Read more >
15 Mar 22
Over 1500 child care workers joined the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario and the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care in a new campaign to share their stories and lay out their calls for decent work in a new funding agreement for child care. Read more >
1 Dec 20
The City of Toronto is updating its Community Benefits Framework - act now to make sure they prioritize equity, economic justice, and a fairer local economy. Read more >
23 Oct 20
International students have been excluded from emergency income supports, while facing higher tuition and expiring work permits - find out how they're organizing for their rights. Read more >
3 Sep 20
This Labour Day, let's create banners to celebrate everyone who's looking out for the future of workers: essential workers, decent work organizers and movements for justice. Download a banner-making kit here. Read more >
19 Aug 20
Alejandra Ruiz Vargas (ACORN Canada) explains why in the post-pandemic future, good quality, affordable internet will be a universal human right. Read more >
13 Aug 20
The Toronto Community Benefits Network's Rosemarie Powell makes the case for CBAs in the federal government's planned infrastructure projects over the next decade, worth $187 billion. Read more >
20 Jun 20
The federal government has announced it will be investing billions of dollars in infrastructure projects across Canada - these must create opportunities and decent work for women, Black, Indigenous, and racialized people through community benefits agreements. Read more >
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