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Safety Hazards of Temp Agency Work Highlighted in New Film Showing at Cinemapolis Commemorates Workers' Memorial Day 2016
(Ithaca) In commemoration of Workers' Memorial Day 2016, a documentary film, 'A Day's Work,' will be shown Sunday, May 1, 4:30-6:30 at Cinemapolis in Ithaca. There is a suggested $10 donation to cover the costs of the event, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds. (Tickets are available the Tompkins County Workers' Center, 115 The Commons, Ithaca.) Dave DeSario, executive producer of the film, and an OSHA compliance officer will speak and answer questions from the community after the film. Mr. DeSario will be available for interviews before and after the event. DeSario is founder of the Alliance for the American Temporary Workforce, which is the leading online resource for information on the temporary staffing industry. 'A Day's Work' explores the safety and health issues in the temporary staffing industry. The movie tells the story of Day Davis, who was killed on his first day of work as a temporary employee at a Bacardi Rum bottling factory in Florida. Now Day's sister, Antonia, searches for answers. An investigation reveals the troubling issues that led to Day's death and how the $100 billion temporary staffing industry is putting millions of American workers at risk. Trailer, awards and other information can be found at The movie is showing at a community event sponsored by the Midstate Council for Occupational Safety and Health (COSH) and the Tompkins County Workers' Center on Sunday May 1, 4:30-6:30 at Cinemapolis. Contact Tom Joyce, Midstate COSH at 607-275-9560 or Carlos Gutierrez at the Tompkins County Workers' Center, 607-269-0409 for more information.

Sunday, May 22, 4:30-6:30