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Report/Press release

The Status of Migrant Farm Workers in Canada 2008-2009

Date

2009

Authors

UFCW Canada and AWA/ATA

Abstract

"Based on our direct experience with tens of thousands of
workers since the early 1990s, this eighth annual report documents
the continuing challenges, obstacles, and rights violations
faced by the more than 25,000 migrant agriculture workers who
now come to Canada each season under Canada’s Seasonal Agricultural
Workers Program (SAWP). " p. 1

Number of pages

25

Responsible institution

UFCW, AWA

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Keywords

status, farm workers, Report, 2008-2009

Economic sectors

Agriculture and horticulture workers

Content types

Policy analysis and Documented cases of abuse

Target groups

Policymakers, Journalists, Public awareness, Employers, agencies and their representatives, and NGOs/community groups/solidarity networks

Geographical focuses

Canada, Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, British Columbia, Other provinces, Federal, Nova Scotia, and National relevance