Tuesday, 13 November 2007

B.C. transit line builders coerced workers, tribunal rules

The CBC Website is running the following story:
"A group of Latin-American construction workers was intimidated and coerced by companies building the Canada Line, the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has ruled.

The 30 foreign workers from Costa Rica, Colombia and Ecuador were brought by the companies to Vancouver to operate the tunnel-boring machine being used to construct parts of the rapid transit line linking Vancouver with Richmond and the international airport........"
Read the full story here.

Additional coverage: Canada Line tunnel workers exploited, say unions

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