By Shirley A. McDonald,Bob Barnetson,Michael J. Broadway,Jill Bucklaschuk,Delna Contractor,Darlene A. Dunlop,Brynna Hambly (Takasugi),Zane Hamm,Paul Kennett,Jennifer Koshan,C. F. Andrew Lau,J. Graham Martinelli,Robin C. McIntyre,Nelson Medeiros,Kerry Preibis
invoice 6, the govt. of Alberta’s contentious farm staff’ security laws, sparked public debate as no different laws has performed lately. the improved security for Farm and Ranch employees Act offers a correct to paintings thoroughly and a repayment method for these killed or injured at paintings, just like different provinces.
In 9 essays, members to Farm employees in Western Canada position this laws in context. they give the impression of being on the origins, paintings stipulations, and precarious lives of farm employees by way of greater historic forces comparable to colonialism, land rights, and racism. in addition they research how the rights and privileges of farm employees, together with seasonal and transitority international employees, clash with these in their employers, and exhibit the obstacles many face by way of being excluded from such a lot statutory employment legislation, occasionally in violation of the Canadian constitution of Rights and Freedoms.
Contributors: Gianna Argento, Bob Barnetson, Michael J. Broadway, Jill Bucklaschuk, Delna Contractor, Darlene A. Dunlop, Brynna Hambly (Takasugi), Zane Hamm, Paul Kennett, Jennifer Koshan, C.F. Andrew Lau, J. Graham Martinelli, Shirley A. McDonald, Robin C. McIntyre, Nelson Medeiros, Kerry Preibisch, Heidi Rolfe, Patricia Tomic, Ricardo Trumper, and Kay Elizabeth Turner.