Posts Tagged ‘Migrant workers’

St-Joseph Migrant Worker Violently Accosted at Agricultural Workers’ Mass at St. Joseph’s Oratory

– For Immediate Release- Montreal, July 17 2012- Migrant worker and activist Noe Arteaga Santos was violently accosted and detained during a mass held for seasonal agricultural workers at St.Joseph’s Oratory. Arteaga Santos had been present at the mass alongside members of Dignidad Migrante, Mexicans United for Regularization, and the Immigrant Workers Centre as part of a press conference held to raise awareness regarding the implications of the recent Bill C-38 where migrant worker access to Employment Insurance benefits are concerned.