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Migrant Workers Fight For Unpaid Wages

Employment Standards Branch Won't Defend Them

by Peter Driftmier & Anonymous Worker

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Action stage by these workers at Bastion condominiums. Photo courtesy of Murray Bush
Action stage by these workers at Bastion condominiums. Photo courtesy of Murray Bush

Last spring, migrant workers employed by contractor RDM Hudson began asking for over 60,000$ of unpaid wages they were owed. Today, the government Employment Standards Branch still has not come to their aid in its investigation of the allegations. I spoke with an anonymous worker who is part of this group still fighting to get their wages back.

 

This interview was first broadcast on Worm's-Eye View: Grassroots News, on CJSF 90.1 FM. Worm's-Eye View brings alternative, community-oriented social justice programming to the Lower Mainland of BC. We broadcast live Fridays from 10-11am PST.

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