Citizenship and Precarious Labour in Canadian Agriculture


Based on interviews with 200 farmworkers, as well as representatives from industry, advocates and civil servants, this study finds that most BC farm workers are subject to hazardous conditions like unsafe transportation, substandard living conditions, long work hours and dangerous equipment. Employment standards for the agricultural sector are only loosely enforced.

Publication date: 
Nov 2015
Gerardo Otero and Kerry Preibisch
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
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