News release

Bancroft Institute: Sick and Tired: Health and Safety Inequalities (October 1, 2019)

Sick and Tired (Fernwood Publishing, 2018) brings together a multidisciplinary group of experts from the fields of labour studies, public health, ergonomics, epidemiology, sociology and law. The book examines the inequalities in workplace health and safety. Join the book's editor Stephanie Premji, and many of the authors in a curated discussion of the issues covered in this important new volume.

Presenters include:

Stephanie Premji (McMaster) - Causes and Expressions of Inequalities
Wayne Lewchuk (McMaster) - The Millennial Labour Market
Harry S. Shannon (McMaster) - The Aging Population: Implications For Health & Safety
Eduardo Huesca (OHCOW) - Occupational Health of Temporary Foreign Workers
Dan Zuberi (U of T) - Health & Safety In Hotel and Hospital Cleaning
with additional presentations from injured workers and advocates, as well as Q&A.

Date and time: Tuesday, October 1 2019 - 9am to 1pm

Address: 55 University Avenue, Toronto - Room C1/C2 (15th Floor)

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