Labour Studies Index

The Roots of Organizing Agriculture Workers in Canada

Document type Book chapter
Series Editor Fudge, Judy
Editor Fudge, Judy
Series Editor Tucker, Eric
Editor Tucker, Eric
Author Hanley, Wayne
Series Editor Faraday, Fay
Editor Faraday, Fay
Book Constitutional Labour Rights in Canada: Farm Workers and the Fraser Case
Publisher Irwin Law; Toronto
Date 2012
ISBN 9781552212912
Pages 57-80


Describes the efforts of agricultural workers to obtain legal protection with particular reference to legislation and proceedings in Ontario. Concludes that despite legal setbacks, the struggle continues through the Agriculture Worker Alliance of the United Food and Commercial Workers.