June 12, 2012 - SFL Calls for Saskatchewan Commission On Migrant Working People
In light of recent revelations about fraud at the Temporary Foreign Workers Association of Canada and in light of the Federal Government’s recent changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), changes that will allow employers to pay migrant workers up to 15% less than their peers and to bypass monitoring measures, the SFL is calling for the establishment of the Saskatchewan Commission on Migrant Working People.
See what the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) has to say.
Working people across Saskatchewan were disappointed today to learn that, in spite of the warnings of academics and the concerns of thousands, the Government of Saskatchewan has forced Bill 85 through the Legislature.
Earlier this morning, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal released an important decision recognizing that Canadian law has evolved to a point where a right to strike may be protected by the Constitution.