Asian Immigrants Steal Job or Provide Cheap Labour in Canada
In the last three years the number of immigrant workers has doubled in British Columbia. 60 temporary foreign workers are supported in the Canada Line Construction (RAV). They are paid $5 per hour or even lesser against which they have to work for about 54-56 hours per week. They do not get any overtime for the extra work they do.
Canada has always been a spot of immigrant population as the Immigration rules are quite easy and soft on the incumbents. Employers find the Asian Immigrants reasonable in terms of money and working hours. They find them to be least demanding too.
China tops the list of immigrants in India followed by India and Pakistan.
Bilfinger Berger is planning to hire about 350 immigrant workers but they are opposed by Ironworkers and also the B.C. Federation of Labor. The federation believes that there are “Canadian workers for the job available”.
B.C.Government and Services Employees Union is fighting for the 70 Canadian employees who were replaced with foreign workers at Windsor Manor in Kelowna.
A study reveals that an immigrant labour working at a coal mine gets $1 per day whereas …