Two days ago, the Ford government trampled on your rights as professors working at a self-governing university. Two days ago, the government abused its power and violated your right to collective bargaining. On 5 June the Ford government mandated that salaries for all those employed in the “broader public sector” will rise at a lower rate than inflation. Although it will take its own time passing the legislation, the government has made its attack on collective bargaining retroactive to 5 June.
Today, you have your first opportunity to make clear your response to the government’s action.
Join with us at the Waterloo Town Square (75 King St. N.) at 4pm for the Power of Many March. Brantford faculty! The Brantford District Labour Council is co-hosting a rally in Hamilton. Or join in an event that’s close to home for you (see below). Let’s show the government how we feel about its attack on our rights. Let’s march in protest.
Look for members of the WLUFA Executive in Waterloo and Hamilton; we’ll be there with flags affirming our support for our Association and our opposition to the Ford government’s attack on your rights.
- Guelph, June 7, Rally and march at Puslinch Community Centre, 23 Brock Rd. S. 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Facebook event
- Hamilton, June 7, Resistance Fair & Rise Up Rally, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main St W Facebook event
- London, June 7, Jeff Yurek’s Office, Suite 201, 750 Talbot St, St. Thomas, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Facebook event
- Peel/Mississauga, June 7, Celebration Square, 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga, 4:00 pm Facebook event
- Stratford, June 7, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Rally at MPP Randy Pettapiece’s office, 55 Lorne Ave East, Unit 2, Stratford, Facebook event.
- Toronto (see all below):
- 9:00am – 11:00am, Canvass Blitz starting at MPP Raymond Cho’s Office 4559 Sheppard Avenue East, Scarborough, Facebook event.
- 12:00pm – 2:00pm, Lunch and Learn, Albert Campbell Square, 50 Borough Drive, Toronto, Facebook event.
- 4:00pm – 5:00pm Education Rally at MPP Caroline Mulroney’s office – 45 Grist Mill Road, Holland Landing, Facebook event
- 4:00pm –6:00pm, Human Chain outside MPP Vijay Thanigasalam’s office, 8130 Sheppard Ave. East, Toronto, Facebook event