Seasonal Labour

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Beyond the Fields
Early, Steve
Article
2011
There is a strong historical link between the United Farm Workers in its heyday and myriad forms of progressive activism today. UFW alumni, ideas, and strategies have influenced Latino political empo...
Business journalists go on the attack; demonize Atlantic seasonal workers
Fillmore, Nick
Article
2013
National business journalists and columnists have bought into Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s demeaning view that folks in the Atlantic region are backward and have a defeatist attitude. Framed in dis...
Los Mexicanos: The Struggle for Justice of Patricia Perez
Latour, Charles (Director)
Film/Video
2009
Every year, some 4000 migrant foreign workers coming mostly from Mexico, labour in Quebec farms to plant and pick our vegetables. In the summer of 2006, Patricia Perez a pro-union militant speaking fo...
Migration: Changing the World
Arnold, Guy
Book
2011
The author discusses the increasing trend of migration in the modern world, its causes and effects, and peoples and governments responses.
Scattered Sand: The Story of China's Rural Migrants
Pai, Hsiao-Hung
Book
2012
Each year, 200 million workers from China’s vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour a...
Sharing the Harvest: A Guide to Community Supported Agriculture
Henderson, Elizabeth; Van En, Robyn
Book
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a partnership between local farmers and nearby consumers ensuring that the farmer survives by being paid in advance at the beginning of the growing season whil...
Vincenzo Pietropaolo: Witness to the Harvest Pilgrims
UFCW Canada (Director)
Film/Video
2009
Vincenzo Pietropaolo has documented the story of Mexican migrant workers over a number of years. This is a brief look into that story.

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Canadian Farmworkers Union (CFU)
Organization profile published 1983
Organization
1983