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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

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

Geographical focuses

Manitoba

Languages

English