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Migrant worker program called `worse than slavery` after injured participants sent home without treatment

Date

2016-05-16

Authors

Rosa Marchitelli

Abstract

The family of a migrant worker who died several months after a severe head injury says the program that brought him to Canada (SAWP) stripped him of his labour rights after he was hurt, then tried to cut off his access to health care.

Newspaper title

CBC News

Publisher

CBC

Place published

Canada

Economic sectors

Agriculture and horticulture workers

Content types

Current Policy and Systemic/state violation of right/freedom

Target groups

(Im)migrants workers and Public awareness

Geographical focuses

United States, Other provinces, America - South, Asia, China, Philippines, Colombia, Equator, Bangladesh, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Peru, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Malaysia, Regional relevance, Regional relevance, and Cambodia

Spheres of activity

Agriculture

Languages

English