News from Justicia for Migrant Workers

Justice for Migrant Workers (J4MW) strives to promote the rights of migrant farmworkers (participating in the Canadian Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program and the Low Skilled Workers Program) and farmworkers without status.

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November 12: Justicia for Migrant Workers

Join Chris Ramsaroop, Min Sook Lee, and others, for a discussion of the issues and struggles facing migrant workers in the fields, farms ,and greenhouses of Southern Ontario.

October 29, 2018

Peart Family continues quest for justice for deceased migrant worker: Ontario Superior Court to hear appeal

Intervenors from the African Canadian Legal Clinic, Industrial Accident Victims Group of Ontario, and the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario will speak in this case.

November 07, 2016

February 17: Family Day action to demand justice for migrant farmworker deaths

Date February 17, 2012
Time 12 p.m.
Where Office of the Chief Coroner, 32 Grenville St (College and Bay), followed by march to the Ministry of Labour, 400 University Ave. (University and Dundas)
Contact Chris Ramsaroop 647-832-4932 or Nicole Wall 613-296-8719

Justicia for Migrant Workers is urging community allies to join them to demand justice for the families of Ralston White and Paul Roach, Jamaican migrant workers who were killed in a confined space accident at work in September 2010. They will also be remembering the lives tragically lost in the recent crash that killed ten migrant workers just outside London.

February 10, 2012

Community Advocates Call For Coroner's Inquest

The advocacy group Justicia for Migrant Workers is calling on the Chief Coroner to initiate the first ever inquest involving the deaths of migrant workers in Hampstead, Ontario.

February 09, 2012