Older Workers Forum
Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Type: Talks and Discussions
Contact: For more information, call 519-743-1151 x235 or visit www.theworkingcentre.org
Location: St. John's Kitchen, 97 Victoria St. N., Kitchener.
The Working Centre, Conestoga College and Lutherwood are hosting an Older Workers Forum - an event we are organizing to help our elected officials and other local leaders understand the importance of the issues faced by older workers - November 13 from 4-6 p.m. at St. John's Kitchen, 97 Victoria St. N., Kitchener.
At The Working Centre, Conestoga College, and Lutherwood we have been listening to, and supporting, these workers for a number of years, particularly through the Targeted Initiative for Older Workers Program. As this program draws to a close, we are creating this opportunity for workers to feel that their voice is being heard by those who make/influence decisions.
Maureen Brosnahan from CBC Radio will be the key-note speaker (Maureen visited our TIOW groups in June of this year and interviewed people about the challenges they are facing - she will be airing this show on Older Workers on CBC radio on Sunday Morning, a CBC radio show, on November 3, 2013).
The event will include the following components:
- Key-note address from Maureen Brosnahan
- Small table discussions - local politicians/elected officials will sit together with older workers in small table discussions, where each person will offer a 2 minute summary or statement. The role of the "listeners" is to receive and acknowledge the statements of each person at the table.
- Panel - John Milloy, MPP, Stephen Woodworth, MP, and Catherine Fife, MPP will receive 6-8 pre-prepared statement/questions from the floor, and will close with a statement about Older Workers.
We are hoping that you can come out to this event.
For more information:
Back to Community Events calendar
Back to The Working Centre calendar
Back to the TIOW calendar
Job Search Resource Centre: What's New
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 1:00pm
PEOPLESOURCE IS HIRING FOR LIGHT INDUSTRIAL JOBS AVAILABLE IN BRANTFORD Light duties include quality control, assembly, candy processing, and light...
The Record's article on the expansion of The Working Centre's Bikeshare project into Waterloo.
A comprehensive brochure detailing local resources for families including: Financial Assistance, Multi-service programs, ...