The Immigrant Worker Centre (IWC-CTI) in Montreal is working with a group of temporary foreign workers who were victims of wage theft. Their employer was deducting money from their salaries stating that he was paying himself back the recruitment fees and other fees related to their applications for new work permits. When they fought back, they spent up to three weeks in detention while the recruiter walked free.
Read more about the mountain of work and the many needs that need to be met as IWC-CTI tries to help the workers find new jobs and new permits.
The legal cost and costs for supporting the workers are high. Please donate to the Immigrant Workers Centre to help with this great endeavour. Please go to our website http://iwc-cti.org and donate through our PayPal Account.
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