Workers' Rights

May 25, 2011
DRUM – Desis Rising Up and Moving is a multigenerational, membership led organization of low-wage South Asian immigrant workers and youth in New York City. Founded in 2000, DRUM has mobilized and...
Keywords: Online Resource , deportation, detention, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, New York City, South Asian, Workers' Rights, Organizations, United States
May 25, 2011
The Canadian Human Rights Commission administers the Canadian Human Rights Act and is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Employment Equity Act. Both laws ensure that the principles of equal...
Keywords: Online Resource , Bilingual, Human Rights, Workers' Rights, Government information, Organizations, All of Canada
May 19, 2011
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is the global voice of the world’s working people. The ITUC’s primary mission is the promotion and defence of workers’ rights and interests, through...
Keywords: Online Resource , international, Multilingual, union, workers rights, Workers' Rights, Organizations, International
May 18, 2011
The Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN) is a labour and women's rights organization that supports the efforts of workers in global supply chains to win improved wages and working conditions, and...
Keywords: Online Resource , labour, Multilingual, Organizing, sweatshops, Women, workers rights, Workers' Rights, Campaigns and initiatives, International
May 13, 2011
The Workers' Action Centre’s latest report exposes a reality of work where wages, overtime and vacation goes unpaid and people work at less than minimum wage. Based on a survey of 520 people in low-...
Keywords: Article , Workers' Rights, Ontario
April 11, 2011
The British Columbia Public Interest Advocacy Centre is a non-profit society that advances the interests of groups that are generally unrepresented or underrepresented in issues of major public...
Keywords: Online Resource , consumer advocacy, consumer law, consumer rights, credit, debit, Debt and Consumer Law, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Disability, disability rights, Employment, factsheets, farmworkers rights, Homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, PLEI, Tenants' Rights, Utilities, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Organizations, Research and education, Services
April 6, 2011
The BC Government's Employment Standards Branch administers the Employment Standards Act and Regulation, which set minimum standards of wages and working conditions in most workplaces.
Keywords: Online Resource , employee rights, Employment, Employment Standards, wages, Workers' Rights, working conditions, British Columbia, Government information
January 25, 2011
The Employment Standards Branch has just ordered Khaira Enterprises Ltd., a treeplanting company to pay $228,687.51 to tree planters who worked for the company from March to July, 2010. Most of the...
Keywords: Article , Workers' Rights, British Columbia
January 17, 2011
threeSOURCE is an information hub for Alberta's third sector. They collect publications for, by, and about nonprofits and social services in our province.
Keywords: Online Resource , Alberta, Children and Youth, Housing, non-profit, Poverty Research, social planning, social services, Workers' Rights, Directories, Gateways
January 14, 2011
More than 50 Filipino migrant workers recruited to Canada under the Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW) program have filed a $10 million class action suit against Denny’s restaurants in British Columbia...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
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