Fight Back: Workplace Justice for Immigrants

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Fernwood Publishing, 2009 - Business & Economics - 128 pages
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Examining immigration within an international context, this discussion explores the complex issues surrounding immigrant workers. Based on the collaboration between a group of university-affiliated researchers and community organizations, this detailed study explores the policies regarding immigrants and presents an account of an advocacy group constantly striving to improve their rights. Documenting actual experiences in a variety of workplaces, this is a valuable guide to fighting against injustice without jeopardizing the status of international employees.

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Aziz Choudry is an assistant professor in the department of integrated studies in education at McGill University. His work has been featured in Canadian Dimension, the Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, and International Education. Jill Hanley is involved with several research teams, focusing on community organizing and social policy as they intersect with people’s immigration status. Steve Jordan is an associate professor and chair of the department of integrated studies in education at McGill University. His work has been featured in the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, the Journal of Vocational Education and Training, the McGill Journal of Education, and Societies and Education. Eric Shragge is the principal of the School of Community and Public Affairs at Concordia University. He is the author of Activism and Social Change, the editor of Community Economic Development, and the coeditor of Learning through Community. Martha Stiegman is a filmmaker and PhD candidate at Concordia University. They all live in Montreal, Quebec.