Temporary migrant workers are falling between the cracks, says advocates

The Coalition for Migrant Worker Justice has come up with many suggestions, she said, to improve the conditions of temporary migrant workers. These include ensuring more immediate Medical Services Plan coverage, adequate housing/living conditions, the enforcement of the Employment Standards Act and WorkSafeBC regulations through inspection, and making sure foreign workers have access to language and cultural interpretation. ….Father Carbajal-Tejeda is working on a program at Our Lady of Sorrows to offer bicycles in good condition to temporary migrant workers so they have some freedom to get around, including to church. ….. Catholics in every parish, Father Carbajal-Tejeda stressed, should do all they can to learn about the problems faced by migrant workers. ~ Read the complete article by Laureen McMahon; The B.C. Catholic. June 13, 2011.

Temporary migrant workers are falling between the cracks, says advocates

 

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