Auditor General Report Confirms Abuses in Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Workers' Action Centre
TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Nov. 4, 2009) – The Report of the Auditor General released on November 3, strongly supports advocates’ concerns over the massive shortcomings of the Federal Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Auditor General Sheila Fraser exposed the realities of a program that makes migrant workers exceptionally vulnerable to abuses.

“The Auditor General has finally confirmed what UFCW Canada and our allies have been saying for years. The Temporary Foreign Worker Program has opened too many doors for potential abuses to migrant workers,” stated UFCW Canada National President Wayne Hanley.

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link to the Auditor General’s report

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