Welcoming the World to Vancouver: Temporary Foreign Workers on the Canada Line Construction Project - IALS General Assembly Conference on Labour Law and Labour Market in the New World Economy

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This paper focuses on a series of discrimination complaints arising out of one of these employment settings – the boring of a tunnel for a major expansion of rapid transit in the city of Vancouver. These complaints, which are still proceeding through the appeal process, succeeded, but only in part. This short paper considers the interaction between Canada’s laws on discrimination and collective bargaining and reflects on the meaning of discrimination based on national origin in a globalized labour market.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - May 20 2010

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