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Jan 25

January 25, 2016

Justicia for Migrant Workers kicks off Harvesting Freedom campaign

HARVESTING FREEDOM CAMPAIGN 50 years of Farmworker Resistance MEDIA RELEASE: “The year 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the migrant farmworker program in Canada. Justicia for Migrant Workers (J4MW) will be marking this year with the Harvesting Freedom Campaign, a call on the Canadian government to finally allow migrant farm workers in Canada to access Permanent Immigration Status. The Campaign starts in January of the 50th year of the Seasonal Agricultural Workers program and will include a Pilgrimage from Leamington…

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Apr 28

April 28, 2014

April 28 2014: J4MW warns Federal Government that its’ actions are repeating racist past

(Toronto) Justicia for Migrant Workers (J4MW) a migrant workers advocacy group is raising concerns that the recent moratorium against the restaurant industry will impact tens of thousands of migrant workers. While the Federal government has responded to abuse of the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program by employers, no consideration was given to the effects the moratorium will have on migrant workers, including the impacts of racism. J4MW believes the moratorium will leave migrant workers in a more precarious position. The…

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