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Jan 14

January 14, 2015

Produce Packer Bonduelle proposes on site housing for migrant workers in Tecumseh, On.

The following post consists of my remarks during a town hall meeting to discuss Bonduelle’s proposal to house up to 60 migrant workers on the packing plant property. The proposal necessitates an amendment to an existing zoning by-law ( Restricted Industrial) to residential so the company can renovate an existing building on site to house up to 60 migrant workers – primarily Jamaican men. What the Windsor Workers’ Education Centre is most concerned with is the isolation and segregation of…

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Oct 16

October 16, 2012

Guatemalan Human Rights campaigners at WWAC 1 PM, October 21st.

Justicia for Migrant Workers  and the Windsor Workers’ Action Centre will  be welcoming three delegates from Guatemala to Windsor this Sunday, Oct. 21st at 1PM. The delegates are: Jose Sicajau, a former agricultural worker who was expelled and blacklisted from Canada for his advocacy on behalf of a fellow worker’s safety, who has since formed an advocacy group back in Guatemala; Father Juan Luis Carbajal Tejeda , who works with the migrant community in Guatemala, and who has also worked…

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