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Keeping migrant workers safe

B.C. Labour Minister Margaret MacDiarmid (
The exploitation of migrant farm workers is a big concern in the Okanagan. Advocate Sandra Diaz Hart says on some orchards, labour regulations and health and safety guidelines are ignored.

Diaz is the rural outreach worker for the Penticton women centre and advocates for migrant farm workers.
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In B.C., those workers are protected under the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, the same given to all British Columbians.

So what happens if an employer violates those regulations?

To answer that question, Daybreak host Chris Walker reached B.C.Labor Minister, Margaret MacDiarmid.
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