Workers' Action Centre

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Names
Alternate Name Workers Action Centre ; Worker's Action Centre
Former Name Toronto Organizing for Fair Employment (TOFFE) (2005) ; Workers' Information Centre (WIC) (2005)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
720 Spadina Ave, Suite 223
Toronto, ON M5S 2T9
 
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Intersection Spadina Ave and Bloor St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance -- call for details
Description and Services
Description (Service) Workers rights education * information and referral on work-related issues such as employment law, human rights, harassment, Employment Insurance (EI), workers' compensation, health and safety legislation * information and drop-in sessions for workers wanting in-depth information on asserting their rights and protecting themselves at work * strategies and support regarding unpaid wages, vacation pay and holiday pay * referrals
Hours Mon 10 am-5 pm, Tue 12 noon-7 pm, Wed-Thu 12 noon-5 pm, closed Fridays
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Open to all * particular focus on immigrant and visible minority workers with low incomes and unstable employment
Application Call for appointment
Languages English ; French ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Spanish ; Tamil ; interpreters available for other languages (may be longer response time)
Fees None
Service Categories Employment Related Advocacy Groups ; Legal Issues Education/Information ~ Labour Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Labour Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-531-0778
Toll Free Phone 1-855-531-0778
Fax 416-533-0107
E-Mail info@workersactioncentre.org
Website www.workersactioncentre.org
Primary Executive Brenda Campbell, Administrative Coordinator; Email: brenda@workersactioncentre.org
Alternate Executive Deena Ladd, Coordinator; Email: deena@workersactioncentre.org
Other Details
Funding United Way

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