Category: Migrant Workers

AMSSA: Migrant Worker Hub

The Migrant Worker Hub is a digital resource centre with tools and information to strengthen the knowledge and capacity of individuals, employers, unions, professional associations and organizations supporting Migrant Workers in British Columbia. Some of the content is specific to British Columbia, but some is relevant to those in all provinces (eg: webinar on ‘Recognizing…

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OHC: COVID-19 resources & public presentation for workers

The MFL Occupational Health Centre (OHC) is a community health centre funded by Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and donations. The Centre helps workers, employers, and joint health and safety committees to improve workplace health and safety conditions and eliminate hazards. Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, OHC has delivered several public presentations on topics…

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OHC: Stories of Newcomer Workers in Manitoba’s Food Processing Industry

OHC’s final report “Stories of Newcomer Workers in Manitoba’s Food Processing Industry” is now available, based on interviews they conducted with 11 workers from the Chinese and Eritrean communities. The report details the migration and work stories of newcomer workers in this industry, as well as their concerns, hopes and dreams. OHC has made 21…

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Open Work Permit for Vulnerable Workers: Update / Permis de travail ouvert pour les travailleurs vulnérables : mise à jour

From: Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada / Immigration Réfugiés et Citoyenneté Canada Just over a year ago, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada launched the Open Work Permit for Vulnerable Workers: a new program to help migrant workers quickly exit situations of workplace abuse. To further promote awareness of the program, the Department has released a video in multiple…

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