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Website

Migrantscanada

Date

2009-01-21

Authors

Roberto Nieto

Abstract

Blog tracking news about migrant workers in Canada and elsewhere

Place published

montreal

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Economic sectors

Agriculture and horticulture workers, Occupations in services - Domestic work, Sales and service occupations - general, Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - general, Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations - general, and Other

Content types

Policy analysis and Documented cases of abuse

Target groups

(Im)migrants workers, Journalists, Public awareness, 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, and (Im)migrant workers selection criteria

Geographical focuses

European Union, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain, and Germany

Languages

French and English