DECEMBER 10, 2015 - Workers' Rights are HUMAN RIGHTS

The Human Rights Research and Education Centre invites you to celebrate International Human Rights Day!

WORKERS' RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS
Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value: One Union’s Struggle for Pay Equity

Thursday, December 10, 2015
Alumni Auditorium
JOCK TURCOT University Centre
85 University – uOttawa

The activity is free and open to the public! We hope to see you there!

Download the poster for the event here (PDF).


5:30 p.m.

  • Projection of a short video of THE UNIVERSAL GAME – One Flag to Connect Us All, an outreach art performance with Artist 233 for International Human Rights Day.
  • English Story told by Ruthanne EDWARDS

The performance will be followed by a discussion with:

  • Special Guest Robyn BENSON | National President of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)
  • Katherine LIPPEL | Professor and Canada Research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law, Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section, uOttawa
  • Andrée CÔTÉ | Women's and Human Rights Officer | Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)
  • The discussion will be chaired by John PACKER | Director, Human Rights Research and Education Centre

6:30 p.m.

  • Reception (Cash Bar) with JUST VOICES an Activist Choir

7:30 p.m.

  • French Story told by Marie BILODEAU

The performance will be followed by a discussion with:

  • Special Guest Nycole TURMEL | Former National President of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)
  • Katherine LIPPEL | Professor and Canada Research Chair on Occupational Health and Safety Law, Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section, uOttawa
  • Andrée CÔTÉ | Women's and Human Rights Officer | Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)
  • The discussion will be chaired by John PACKER | Director, Human Rights Research and Education Centre

Partners:

  • Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)
  • Workers’ History Museum
  • Raven, Cameron, Ballantyne & Yazbeck LLP/s.r.l.
  • Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)
  • Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO)
  • Union of Student Workers at the University of Ottawa (CUPE2626)

*The performances will be filmed and the Human Rights Research and Education Centre may take pictures at this event for use on the website.

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