The GJFA Coalition joined with the Coalition for Change for Caregivers and Temporary Foreign Workers and community, women’s, immigrant rights, faith-based and trade union organizations strongly opposing the proposed changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program which will entrench a disposable workforce with few rights.
by Karl Flecker National Director Anti-Racism and Human Rights Department Canadian Labour Congress
January 5, 2010
Regulations Amending the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (Temporary Foreign Workers) released October 10, 2009 in the Canada Gazette Vol. 143, No. 41
Continue reading CLC response to IRPA Regulatory Changes Regarding TFWs
It has been an incredibly active year for the Good Jobs for All Coalition since November 2008 when we had the Good Jobs for All for a Greater Toronto Summit in Toronto. We have grown to 41 members, with the Jane-Finch Green Anti-Poverty Coalition and Council of Canadians being our newest members. Through the work of our Empowering Workers, Green Economy for All and Investing in Social Infrastructure working groups, we have initiated the Fix EI Campaign, organized a conference on Good Green Jobs for All, and supported coalition members’ work on Child Care, Employment Equity, Temp Agencies, Temporary Foreign Workers.
SCRAP PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE PROTECTION REGULATIONS! Continue reading Coalition for Change Statement