A new study from the CCPA finds that the TPP makes it easier for employers to hire migrant workers -- even in industries and regions where unemployment is high and domestic workers are available.
The federal government's exemption to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program fails to fix underlying problems around unsustainable business practices and workers' rights, argue workers' groups.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Canada's Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program. With it, migrant farmworkers call upon the federal government to grant permanent residency upon arrival.
December 24 marks the sixth anniversary of the Christmas Eve scaffold tragedy, in which four migrant workers were killed and another seriously injured.
A new study finds that citizenship status plays a key role in farmworker safety, and recommends significant changes to immigration policies to protect this vulnerable workforce.
UFCW Canada and allies have launched the Canadian Migrant Workers Rights Coalition (CMWRC) -- a national group composed of migrant-worker advocates and community partners.
A new report reveals how many of Canada's more than 45,000 migrant and temporary agriculture workers regularly face workplace and human rights abuse.
Even though there are more than 300,000 migrant workers in Canada their precarious working conditions and challenges go almost unnoticed.
UFCW Canada and allies are concerned about sensationalist reports regarding four migrant workers who went missing from a British Columbia orchard operation.
Justicia for Migrant Workers Collective
Radical Action with Migrants in Agriculture
Justicia for Migrant Workers and Radical Action with Migrants in Agriculture are outraged that the Vernon RCMP released personal information of four Mexican migrant workers to the public.