Saturday, November 1, 2014

A new farm worker video

The movement to gain basic safety rights for farm workers in Alberta has been slowly gaining momentum. The latest piece I ran across is this short video clip put together about the decade-long struggle:

I've recently pulled some StatCan data on where farm workers "work" in Alberta and the results suggest that giving farm workers basic rights is not something that will impact small farms very much. When I get a chance later this week, I'll posts one summary tables.

-- Bob Barnetson

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