Farm workers launch Charter challenge

UFCW wants Ontario's health and safety legislation amended to include protection for farm workers
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 11/14/2003

F

arm workers have filed an application to the Superior Court of Ontario to extend protection under the province’s Occupational Health and Safety Act to them.

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union is charging that the act violates the Charter rights of farm workers by excluding them.