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December 13, 2021
 

Hey Shift Workers,

We had some technical difficulties last week which means Friday's newsletter (December 10) is going out today. Thanks for your patience!

Now to the news...

Ontario's Workforce Recovery Advisory Committee has recommended a "third category" of worker be created, which would exclude gig workers from some employment standards.

Gig workers say this recommendation is the opposite of what they would like to see, and argue it will further entrench worker misclassification.

The Ontario Federation of Labour has called it an "attack on the minimal employment standards of all Ontario workers" that will "threaten all labour standards in the rest of Canada" if adopted.

What do gig workers want? Check out the Gig Workers' Bill of Rights, written by and for gig workers.

- Emily

 
 
 
 
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