Homeworkers' Association (HWA) was formed in May 1992 as an organization for immigrant women who sew garments in their home. HWA is governed by an elected executive committee of homeworkers who are elected on an annual basis and serve for a one-year term.
HWA ObjectivesTo inform homeworkers about their workplace rights and assist them in exercising these rights To provide support to homeworkers and help them overcome extreme isolation through organizing social and recreastional activities To be a vehicle where homeworkers can come together to develop their own capacity to respond to issues, share strategies and find collective solutions To provide an opportunity for sharing skills and experiences between homeworker snd other factory workers.
For information on HWA services and membership, please contact:
Tel: (416) 596-8548
Fax: (416) 596-7248
Added on March 24, 2005