Farming

Jamaican minister rejects allegations of worker mistreatment of Canadian farms | immigration news

Montreal Canada – Jamaica’s labor minister has dismissed complaints from Jamaican farm workers who say they face conditions akin to “systematic slavery” in Canada, saying he saw “no evidence of abuse” during a recent visit to farms in Ontario. In a statement sent to Al Jazeera on Friday, Karl Samuda said he toured nine farms …

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Farm workers in Jamaica criticize ‘seismic exploitation’ in Canada | Agriculture News

Montreal Canada – Farm workers in Jamaica say they face conditions akin to “systematic slavery” on Canadian farms, as they demand that Jamaica address systemic problems in Canada’s decades-old immigrant labor program. In a letter sent to Jamaica’s Minister of Labor and Social Security earlier this month, workers affiliated with Migrant Workers Rights for Change …

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