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Jan
15
English as an Additional Language
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The goal of this free 12-week program is to educate participants about workplace health and safety using an ESL curriculum model. Participants will have an opportunity to improve their language skills while learning about workers’ rights in health and safety topics such as workplace violence, preventing back injuries, workplace chemicals (WHMIS) and identification of hazards. *Participants will receive a full refund of the $50 deposit if they have attended at least half of the classes. To register click here.

Date:
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Time:
6-8 p.m.
Location:
BC Federation of Labour, 200 - 5118 Joyce Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5R 4H1
Jan
18
English as an Additional Language
Details:

The goal of this free 12-week program is to educate participants about workplace health and safety using an ESL curriculum model. Participants will have an opportunity to improve their language skills while learning about workers’ rights in health and safety topics such as workplace violence, preventing back injuries, workplace chemicals (WHMIS) and identification of hazards. *Participants will receive a full refund of the $50 deposit if they have attended at least half of the classes. To register click here.

Date:
Friday, January 18, 2019
Time:
10 - 2 p.m.
Location:
Richmond Multicultural Community Services, #220-4351 No. 3 Road, Richmond, British Columbia
Feb
23
Migrant Workers Centre – Annual Post-Valentine’s Dinner & Dance Fundraiser
Details:

Join the Migrant Workers Centre for a buffet dinner, cash bar, 50/50 draw, dance with a DJ, and the 2nd annual presentation of the Leticia Samiento Award for Migrant Justice. This award is presented to an individual or group who has made a significant contribution to advance the rights of migrant workers in BC. To buy tickets click here.

Date:
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Time:
6:00 – 10:30 p.m.
Location:
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Vancouver Downtown, 1110 Howe Street Vancouver, BC V6Z 1R2
Mar
02
The Golden Tree – Farmworkers Vigil
Details:

On Saturday March 2, family, friends and community members will gather to mark the 12th anniversary of the tragic and preventable deaths of three women farmworkers: Sukvinder Kaur Punia, Sarbjit Kaur Sidhu and Amarjit Kaur Bal, who were killed as they were being transported to work in an overcrowded and unsafe van on March 7, 2007. The reception will take place at 11:30am with the cermony to follow. For more information click here.

Date:
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Time:
11:30am
Location:
Matsqui Centennial Auditorium, 32315 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC
Mar
06
UFCW 1518 Union Meeting – March
Details:

Join your elected leadership, union activists and fellow members for the President’s report, financial statement, committee reports and and hot topics. Ask your questions, network with other members and get involved in your union!

Refreshments served. Children welcome!

Parking reimbursed with receipt.

Date:
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Time:
7pm
Location:
UFCW 1518, 350 Columbia St. New Westminster