Friday, 12 December 2008

Migrant Farm Workers and Supporters speak out about Layoffs, Evictions and Deportations

Earlier this week, farm workers, trade unions,advocacy groups and academics spoke about the more than 70
Mexican and Jamaican agriculture workers at a mushroom grow house who were fired without notice on December
6, by Rol-Land Farms, a $50 million-a-year, privately owned industrial agricultural corporation that operates a number of mushroom growing operations across Canada.

See the United Food and Commerical Workers Canada report, Fired foreign agriculture workers at Rol-Land Farms speak out, for a video of the conference and Better Farming report, Mushroom workers to tell their story, for updates.

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