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Calgary

Temporary Legal Status' Impact on Migrant Workers' Rights to Liberty/Security, Access Justice, Family Unity, and Equal Social Integration (Metropolis 2018)

Date and time

2018.03.22, 9:00 am

Details

Organizer: Eugénie Depatie-Pelletier, Asso for the Rights of Household Workers/Asso pour la défense des droits du personnel domestique

Abstract: This workshop will cover overlooked but key policy questions: Does temporary/employer-tied legal status impacts on (im)migrant workers' family life, right to family unity/fundamental right to psychological integrity? On their fundamental right to equality (with regards to social integration programs)? On their fundamental right to liberty and access to justice?
Participants:
Denise Spitzer, Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies, University of Ottawa Migrant Workers' Life and Work Conditions under Temporary Legal Status: The Case of Hong Kong

Delphine Nakache, School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa Work-Family Balance among Individuals admitted in Canada as Temporary Foreign Workers

Jill Bucklashuk, SSHRC postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Guelph Effects of Noncitzen Status on Migrants Who Access Permanent Residency: The Case of Low-Skilled Migrant Workers in Manitoba

Eugénie Depatie-Pelletier, Asso for the Rights of Household Workers/Asso pour la défense des droits du personnel domestique (Migrant) Worker Employer-Tying Policies (Including Permanent/Temporary Denials of the Right to Family Unity or Permanent Status Recognition) as Obstacles to Fundamental Liberty/Security and Access to Justice: The Relevant Jurisprudence

Cost

125-450$

Venue

Westin Calgary Hotel

City

Calgary

Country

Canada

Links

Economic sectors

General relevance - all sectors

Target groups

Policymakers, Researchers, and NGOs/community groups/solidarity networks

Geographical focuses

Alberta and National relevance

Languages

English