Free screening of an award-winning documentary - A Day’s Work - on October 6th at uOttawa

Professor Steven Bittle invites you to a screening of an award-winning documentary, A Day’s Work, that exposes the harsh conditions faced by temp agency workers, told through the moving story of 21-year old Day Davis who was killed on his first day on the job as a temp agency worker. The film will be followed by a discussion with the film maker, Dave DeSario (founding Member of the Alliance for the American Temporary Workforce), workers, and organizers about how we can win better conditions for temp agency workers. The screening will take place on Thursday, October 6th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm in the Alumni Auditorium, University of Ottawa. The film is in English only, with discussion in English and French. The event is free of charge.

The event is co-organized by Fight for $15 and Fairness Ottawa, the Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa and the United Steelworkers’ "Stop the Killing" campaign, and is sponsored by United Steelworkers, PSAC National Capital Region, CUPE 4600, and Unifor 2025.

For more information about the film, please visit To view the film’s trailer go to