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Winnipeg

Film presentation of EL CONTRATO

Date and time

2009.03.24, 11:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Details

The Agriculture Workers Alliance (AWA) Portage Centre would like to invite everyone living near the universities of Winnipeg and Manitoba on March 24 and 25 to participate in the film presentation of EL CONTRATO and to have an open discussion surrounding the agriculture migrant workers in Manitoba. Free admission.
March 24, 2009
University of Manitoba
Hosted by the AWA and the University of Manitoba Student Union (UMSA)
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: University Centre Campus Area

March 25, 2009
University of Winnipeg
Hosted by AWA and the University of Winnipeg Student Association (UWSA)
Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost

Free

Venue

University of Manitoba

City

Winnipeg

Province

Manitoba

Country

Canada

Links

Economic sectors

Agriculture and horticulture workers

Content types

Policy analysis and Documented cases of abuse

Target groups

(Im)migrants workers, Policymakers, Journalists, Public awareness, Employers, agencies and their representatives, Researchers, Unions, and NGOs/community groups/solidarity networks

Regulation domains

Health and safety at work, Social security, (Im)migrant workers selection criteria, Right to equality (gender), Health care & social services, Family reunification, Status regularization procedures, Right to unionize, Newcomers integration programs, Remittances and co-development programs, Legal aid, Determination fair wages and labour shortage, Right to liberty, Right to choose place of residence, Access to permanent status, Migration expenses reimbursement mechanisms, Impartial hearing before deportation, Right to change employer, Recrutement / placement agencies, Trips abroad and re-entries, Labour standards, Housing standards, Right to dignity, Free employment services, Right to equality (social status), Employment insurance, Right to equality (national origin), and Right to privacy

Geographical focuses

Manitoba

Languages

English