Labour Standards

Today the NDP Caucus grilled government on missed opportunities and long overdue actions needed to protect and support our province’s workers.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) says a private member’s motion introduced, amended, and passed in the House of Assembly today does not go anywhere near far enough to protect temporary foreign workers in this province.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) says the government could mitigate potential abuses of the Temporary Foreign Workers program with changes to this province’s labour standards legislation and enforcement.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) will attend two ceremonies recognizing the Day of Mourning for workers killed, injured or disabled because of workplace injury or disease.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi), following up on yesterday’s Question Period, sought further clarification today from government on the protection this province gives temporary foreign works.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) believes the provincial government is not actively working to protect temporary foreign workers brought in to the province to work at a variety of low-wage jobs.

 

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