VIDEO: B.C. labour leaders release Temporary Foreign Worker white paper

VANCOUVER – On Oct. 6 several of B.C.’s labour leaders gathered at a press conference held in downtown Vancouver to release and discuss a white paper examining the impact of Temporary markolsenForeign Workers (TFW) on the western Canadian labour force.

Mark Olsen, the manager of Labourers International Union of North America, spoke to the Journal of Commerce about his and other labour leaders concerns including abuse of TFWs such as the South American workers on the Canada Line who were paid a sub-minimum wage or other cases such as the HD mining project where Canadian workers were displaced by TFWs brought in to work in a region with experienced B.C. miners and high unemployment.

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