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Canada Line workers finally get their due

Date

2013-04-03

Abstract

Costa Rican temporary foreign workers (TFW) involved in Canada Line construction have received cheques for back pay, expenses and injury to dignity from their employer, nearly five years after winning a multi-million dollar award from the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal.

Newspaper title

Journal of commerce

Publisher

Journal of commerce

Economic sectors

Construction trades helpers and labourers

Content types

Policy analysis, Documented cases of abuse, and Statistics on work and life conditions

Geographical focuses

Colombia, Equator, Other Caribbean States, Regional relevance, and National relevance

Languages

English