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[Workshop] Know Your Rights: Freelancer Edition
January 21, 2020 at 11:00 pm - 12:30 am UTC+0Free
A Workshop for Freelancers in the digital domain
Un atelier pour pigistes dans la domaine digitale
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In this free workshop, we’ll cover the most important worker’s rights for freelancers. There will be a Q&A period following the presentation, so bring your questions about contracts, working conditions, and your rights as a worker! Afterwards, all are welcome to stay, chat, and find out a little more about what we are up to.
The workshop is located at QPIRG Concordia (2100 Guy, Montreal, Suite #205), near Guy-Concordia metro.
The event will take place on the traditional territory of the Kanien’kehá:ka. The Kanien’kehá:ka are the keepers of the Eastern Door of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. The island called “Montréal” is known as Tiotia:ke in the language of the Kanien’kehá:ka, and it has historically been a meeting place for other Indigenous nations, including the Algonquin peoples.
In 1680, the French government mandated the Jesuits to steal this territory from the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation in order to make the land available for settler use and ownership, and settlers continue to benefit from this theft.
We believe it’s not enough just to acknowledge the keepers of this land. We encourage everyone to get informed and educated, and to actively resist colonialism and neo-colonialism in the many forms it takes, and in the diversity of forms that resistance can take, too.
The space is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us if you have any accessibility needs or concerns.
There is an elevator in the building. The entrance at 2100 Guy has one flight of stairs.
For step-free access use the entrance at 1625 de Maisonneuve Ouest. Buzz #0205 to be let through the automatic doors, then take the elevator up to the second floor. The door to the space is not automated and swings out.
There is a paid parking lot beside the building, entrance on Guy.
A list of other spaces downtown (Ville-Marie borough) reserved for people who have the blue-and-white parking permit can be found here.
Full accessibility information is available here.