Workers' Rights

December 10, 2010
Lawyers at the BC Public Interest Advocacy Centre (BCPIAC) are calling on the government to act quickly to remedy injustices experienced by tree planters formerly employed by Khaira Enterprises Ltd (...
Keywords: Article , Workers' Rights, British Columbia
Are you an injured worker in Ontario?
November 23, 2010
Are you an injured worker in Ontario? The Ontario Network of Injured Workers' Groups needs your help to make workers' compensation better for injured workers. Fill out the Injured Workers and Poverty...
Keywords: Article , Workers' Rights, Ontario
November 12, 2010
Given the current climate of austerity measures and neo-liberal cutbacks it’s was a rare win for working families. In the new issue of This Magazine (this.org) they have a great piece looking back at...
Keywords: Article , Workers' Rights, British Columbia
No Child Labour
July 6, 2010
First Call has launched a new website to draw attention to the BC government's unacceptable child labour laws.
Keywords: Online Resource , child labour, Children and Youth, labour laws, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
living wage
June 28, 2010
The Living Wage for Families Campaign raises awareness about the negative impact of low-wage poverty on families and communities throughout BC. It also advocates for what poverty researchers believe...
Keywords: Online Resource , Government Policy, living wage, Organizing, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
May 4, 2010
Two earners in a family of four must each make at least $18 an hour to afford basic rent, food, childcare and transportation in metro Vancouver, according to a report by CCPA. New Westminister...
Keywords: Article , Family, News, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
April 9, 2010
Keywords: Article , News, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
March 10, 2010
Keywords: Article , News, Workers' Rights, Ontario
December 22, 2009
IM-POWER-ED is a one-year project that aims to assist all groups of temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in orienting, educating and empowering themselves via access to public legal education and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Education, Immigrants and Refugees, Immigrants/Refugees/Newcomers, Legal Info (PLEI), Multilingual, temporary foreign workers, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Research and education
October 20, 2009
The Canadian Council for Refugees is concerned about Canada’s recent shift to temporary migration, which marks a dramatic change in policy for which there has been little public debate. In 2008, the...
Keywords: Online Resource , Immigrants and Refugees, temporary migrant workers, Workers' Rights, Reports and documents, All of Canada
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