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Workers in Fort McMurray come from all over the world. Not all of them work in the oil sands. Some work in fast food restaurants, gas stations, as caretakers, in part time and temporary jobs that often are not covered by protections like EI. Many are temporary foreign workers who have even fewer protections under the law and are often tied by a closed permit to a particular employer.
The Coalition for Migrant Worker Rights and Leadnow have sponsored this petition reminding us of this fact and asking for support from the federal government.
Sign it and share it because it will make such a huge difference in the life of the workers who are trying to rebuild after this disaster.
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